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Platte River State Park shooting sports facility summer hours begin May 28

LINCOLN, Neb. – Platte River State Park’s shooting sports facility opens for its summer schedule on May 28.

The Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex will be open weekdays from noon to 6 p.m., except it will be closed on Thursday. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.

The facility is a family-friendly shooting sports complex with a focus on safety and family fun. This center features an archery range with a shooting tower, a 50-yard small-bore rifle range, a trap range with 5-stand feature and an indoor 10-meter pellet gun range. The ranges were created with everyone in mind, regardless of size, ability or skill level.

Call the park at 402-234-2217 for more information. A park entry permit is required of each vehicle entering the park.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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