Shooting Ranges

The Palachucola Rifle Range will be closed beginning December 10, 2018 until further notice for maintenance.

SCDNR - Palachucola Range

Address: Garnett, SC  29922
Location: Latitude:  32.58453
Longitude:   -81.25973
County: Hampton
Phone: 803-625-3569
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 8am-Dark

Sunday from 1pm – dark

Closed - every Monday & Tuesday


Palachucola WMA Range is an unsupervised range that is owned and managed by SCDNR in Hampton County. Hours of operation are listed above, but please note that the range is closed during turkey season and some Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during deer hunts on the WMA. Specific dates will be posted at the range or you may call 803-625-3569 for more information. Visitors must provide their own paper targets as well as eye and ear protection (required).

The public 2018 Deer Archery Season on Palachucola WMA will commence on Friday, September 15 and end on Tuesday, October 10, 2018. The range will be closed Mondays – Saturdays for the duration of the this season, opening only on Sundays.

The firing range will be closed on the following dates for the 2018 Deer Firearm Lottery Hunts:
Oct. 18-20,
Nov. 1-3, 15-17
Nov. 29 - Dec. 1
Dec. 6-9


From Hwy 321 in Garnett turn onto Augusta Stage Coach Road (SR 20) and follow for approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Old Orangeburg Rd. Continue approx. 2 miles on Old Orangeburg Rd. and turn left on Turkey Road at the Palachucola Range Sign.

Range Information

Range Type: Outdoor
Sporting Clays: No
Shotgun: No
Pistol: Yes
Rifle: Yes
Archery: No
Air gun: Yes

The information above is provided as a reference and is based on the last known information provided to SCDNR staff. Information and conditions may have changed since that time. Please contact in the event that the information has changed.