Range Rules

Safety is of the utmost importance here at Granite State Indoor Range. That's why we have a certified Range Safety Officer present on the range at all times.

Below are our range rules, please read them carefully.



The 4 rules of firearm safety (we take these very seriously)

  1. ALWAYS treat firearms as if they are loaded.
  2. ALWAYS keep the muzzle pointed downrange.
  3. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger and outside the trigger guard until you are aimed and ready to shoot.
  4. ALWAYS be aware of their target and what is behind it.         


Ammunition  rules                                                                                                      

Rental Guns must be used with Granite State Indoor Range ammunition only.

Firearms and ammunition are subject to inspection by Range Safety Officers.

All handgun calibers are allowed.                                                 

Rifle calibers up to .308/7.62 allowed.

Slug shotgun shells are allowed. Buckshot and birdshot are not allowed.

Black powder is not allowed.

Full metal jacket, copper-plated & copper-washed ammunition are allowed

Tracer, armor piercing, incendiary and all other ammunition containing steel is not allowed. If you violate these rules, you will be prohibited from returning to the range


Shooter rules

Shots that result in the bullet striking anything but the backstop will result in a minimum fine of $25 and/or your removal from the range.

When shooting, only one person is allowed in the booth. No more than three shooters are allowed to share a single lane.  No exceptions.  No more than one shooter at a time in the booth while shooting.

You may collect your own shell casings that have fallen BEHIND the red firing line.  You may not collect shell casings from other shooters.

The one-second rule applies. Do not shoot faster than 1 second between shots.

Drawing from the holster is allowed only after successfully completing our GSIR holster qualification.

No Cross-drawing (drawing your firearm from a non-dominant side holster with your dominant side).

No Cross-firing (Shooting at a target on a different lane).

Children ages 8 to 15 and at least 48” tall will be allowed to shoot on the range after completing the Youth Orientation and Safety Class.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian, on and off the range and at all times while on the range.

No pregnant women allowed on the range for the baby’s safety.