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Nestled in the heart of California’s Central Valley, Rankin Field Weapons Range stands out as the prime shooting destination in Tulare. Established in 1940, the field holds a rich history tied to the training of US Army Air Corps flight cadets during World War II. Today, it offers a comprehensive shooting experience:


  • A 100-yard rifle range
  • A 5 to 25-yard pistol range
  • Welcomes .22 rifles, pistols, black powders, muzzle loaders, and shotguns

Classes and Instructions:

  • Tulare County CCW Classes – 8 hour Classroom and Shooting Instruction – Initial ONLY: $125.00. Exclusive to Tulare County residents. Covers principles of self-defense, interacting with law enforcement, firearm retention, and target engagement.
  • Tulare County CCW Classes – 4 hour Classroom and Shooting Instruction – Renewal Only: $65.00. Renewal CCW permit class, encompassing Tulare County Sheriff’s Office live fire requirements and AB 2103 compliance.
  • Basic Handgun – Classroom and Shooting Instruction: $75.00 for a 3-hour session.

Membership and Admission:

  • DAILY ADMISSION: $30/day, with a yearly $5 registration fee
  • LIMITED MEMBERSHIP: $125/year. Reduced day fee of $5 per visit.
  • REGULAR MEMBERSHIP: $250/year for 2 people. No day fee.
  • GROUP MEMBERSHIP: $450/year for 4 people. No day fee.

What the community says:

  • Most visitors commend the friendly and knowledgeable staff, the spacious layout, and the range’s ADA compliance.
  • The facility offers quality merchandise for sale, along with snacks and limited eye/ear gear.
  • They host programs like the Rifle Youth Program which have been positively reviewed for their quality instruction.
  • Some users have expressed concerns regarding specific staff interactions; however, overall, the experiences have been largely positive.
  • It’s been highlighted that the range has improved over the years, now featuring large fans and overhangs for comfort. Plus, they stock ammo with competitive prices.




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Opening Hours

  • Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Saturday 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
  • Sunday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM