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Located in picturesque Chugiak, Alaska, the Birchwood Recreation & Shooting Park (BRSP) is a haven for shooting enthusiasts. Founded in 1964, this expansive facility sprawls across 72 acres alongside the serene Cook Inlet. BRSP boasts an impressive array of ranges tailored for different shooting disciplines. With its proximity to the Glenn Highway and the Birchwood Airport, access is easy and convenient.

Key Features:

  1. Rifle & Pistol Ranges: Eight diverse ranges equipped with over 100 covered firing points. Distances range from 7 yards to 300 meters. Several of these have added comforts like lighting and heaters.
  2. Shotgun Ranges: Offers a variety of shotgun disciplines including 5 trap, 4 skeet, 3 Five-Stand fields, a sporting clays course, and an international bunker trap. Twelve of these fields are lit for night shooting.
  3. Archery: A walk-through 3D archery course.
  4. Camping: Facilities for RV camping with water and electrical hookups and tent sites available, ideal for the summer season.
  5. Team & Leadership: A dedicated team led by Jim Stoneking, the Executive Director, and a democratically elected board of directors to ensure smooth operations.

Activities & Programs:

  • Youth Leagues
  • Group Classes
  • Rifle/Pistol Leagues
  • Shotgun Leagues
  • Competitive shooting events spanning USPSA, 3 Gun, Steel Challenge NSCA, NSSA, ATA, and youth groups.

What Reviewers Are Saying:


  • Facilities: The range, including sporting clays, trap, skeet, pistol, and rifle ranges, are meticulously maintained.
  • Friendly Environment: Staff are noted to be approachable and friendly, making it family-friendly.
  • Daily Activities: There are activities and competitions almost every day catering to various shooting interests.
  • Safety: Being a members-only range, it ensures that safety practices are strictly adhered to.

Areas of Improvement:

  • Pricing: Some reviewers find the membership fee a bit steep at $383 a year.
  • Membership Restrictions: The range doesn’t offer daily passes; hence, if one isn’t a member, they cannot access the range.




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Opening Hours

  • Monday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Tuesday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Thursday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday 07:00 AM - 10:00 PM