Clark County Shooting Complex

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The Clark County Shooting Complex, located on the northern outskirts of the Las VegasNorth Las Vegas line in Nevada, is the largest shooting facility in the United States. [1] The 2,900 acres (1,200 ha) park is being built in stages by Clark County, Nevada. [2] At full build out is anticipated that only 900 acres (360 ha) will be developed with the rest of the site serving as a buffer for the surrounding community. The park is located at the northern end of Decatur Boulevard at a traffic circle in unincorporated Clark County, just north of the City of Las Vegas boundary. [3]

History

Planning for the park started in 1984. [2] The construction started in January 2008. [4] The first phase on 148 acres (60 ha) is being built at a projected cost of $64 million. [2] [4] [5] The park was dedicated on August 25, 2009 and had a soft opening on December 12, 2009 with limited hours and days of operation. The park fully opened in 2010.

Facilities

References

  1. ^ Wyland, Scott (February 13, 2008). "GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: Shooting park plan riles neighbors". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c Wyland, Scott (August 2, 2008). "SHOOTING PARK: Study to gauge gunfire noise". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  3. ^ "Clark County Shooting Park". Clark County, Nevada. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  4. ^ a b RADKE, BROCK (June 24, 2008). "Gun club aims to survive after shooting park opens". Summerlin South View. View Neighborhood Newspapers. Retrieved August 6, 2008.
  5. ^ "New Shooting Park Stirs Emotions". KLAS-TV. August 25, 2009. Retrieved August 26, 2009.
  6. ^ a b c Jesse McKinley; Griffin Palmer (December 3, 2007). "Nevada Learns to Cash In on Sales of Federal Land". The New York Times. Retrieved February 21, 2009.
  7. ^ a b "Clark County, Nevada Shooting Park Update". Archery Trade Association. May 29, 2008. Retrieved February 21, 2009.[ dead link]
  8. ^ http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/Depts/parks/Documents/shooting-park/home-page/1-18-2013-article-clayrange.pdf

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