Shooting Ranges

SNF - Candy Branch Shooting Range

Abbeville, SC  29620
Location: Latitude:  34.0821
Longitude:   -82.33225
County: Abbeville
Phone: 803-637-5396
Hours: Year-round, sunrise to sunset.


Candy Branch Shooting Range is located in Abbeville County on the Sumter National Forest. The range is owned and operated by the U.S. Forest Service. Open year-round during daylight hours, Candy Branch Shooting Range offers five firing lines with left or right benches including one accessible to disabled visitors. The range offers 25- and 100-yard backstops. Shooters are required to bring their own targets and follow all regulations posted at the site. Shooters under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 803-637-5396 or go to SNF Target Shooting.


From Abbeville, take South Carolina Route 33 south 6.3 miles. Turn right onto Candy Branch Road. Entrance will be down 0.6 miles on your left.

Range Information

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