LINCOLN – Shooting sports enthusiasts can bring their families and friends to Platte River State Park (SP) over Thanksgiving weekend to learn new skills or sharpen old ones.
The Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex will be open to the public Nov. 30-Dec. 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The shooting sports range includes facilities for rimfire firearm, shotgun, archery, pellet gun and slingshot. Equipment is provided, although customers may bring their own. Those who bring their own equipment must provide their own ammunition. The minimum age to shoot firearms is 8 years.
For more information and fees, visit OutdoorNebraska.gov/OHEC. The range also will be open to the public Dec. 21-22 and Dec. 26-30.
Platte River SP is located just west of Louisville off Neb. Hwy. 66. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park.