Shooting ranges are a great place to legally shoot your guns in a safe environment. They are also a good spot to try out any new guns you are looking to purchase. Just about every major city in the country has several shooting ranges, and St. Louis is no different. These are the four best shooting ranges in St. Louis, Missouri.

SharpShooter Indoor Shooting Range

Located on Gravois Rd. in the heart of South St. Louis, SharpShooter is the only shooting range within the city limits. The high-tech facility features 20 different shooting lanes. There are even heavy-duty metal shields at the end of these lanes that allow visitors to shoot their favorite long guns.

Gateway Gun Club

Residents of North St. Louis County will not have to go very far to visit a premier shooting ranges. Gateway Gun Club is located the suburb of Hazelwood, and it offers guests a chance to fire their pistols or shotguns. In addition to the 10 indoor shooting lanes, Gateway Gun Club also offers 22 outdoor trapshooting and skeet shooting lanes. All of the outdoor shotgun lanes are equipped with state-of-the-art lighting that makes night shooting a breeze.

The Range

Ballwin, MO, is an absolutely beautiful suburb located approximately 20 miles west of St. Louis. This is one of the best places in the area to raise a family, and it is also home to an amazing gun range. The Range offers 20 indoor shooting lanes. They also have a unique simulator that allows guests to test their skills on the same system used by law enforcement during training. If you even wanted to know how you would react during a robbery or active shooter situation, then you will want to visit The Range.

Shooter’s Firearms & Indoor Range

Shooter’s Firearms & Indoor Range in Columbia, Illinois, is a great place to stop for anyone looking to avoid large crowds. While this gun range is technically located in a different state, it is only a short 10-minute drive from St. Louis. Shooter’s currently has 12 shooting lanes that can handle pistols and long guns. Illinois is known for having strict gun laws, but these extra restrictions will not apply to Missouri residents using the shooting range.