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West Virginia: 3-D Archery Range Open

From West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

-- Cacapon Resort has gone 3-D. Archery shooting that is, and it's the newest addition to outdoor sport activities in the West Virginia state park system.
          
The course features 15-21 targets made of foam and plastic replicating wild game species found in West Virginia along a quarter mile designated trail. Represented species include white-tailed deer, bear, wild boar, turkey, fox, raccoon, groundhog and coyote.
           
The archery course is located adjacent to the Wobble Clay Shooting Range. A fee is charged for this activity and reservations are required.
           
Hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 17 and from Dec. 1, 2008 to May 25, 2009. The course is open Sundays only from Oct. 18 to Nov. 30. The course range use is by reservation. There is a maximum limit of five individuals per reservation.
            
Cacapon Resort currently offers many outdoor recreation opportunities including: 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Sr. golf course; hiking trails; horseback riding; and Wobble Clay Trap Shooting Range.

The park is located near Berkeley Springs in Morgan County accessible via Route 522. For information about Cacapon Resort and 3-D archery go online, www.cacaponresort.com and click on "things to do." 

Question and answer pages are posted for both Wobble Trap Range and 3-D Archery.  For lodging, special events, trap or 3-D range reservations or additional information, phone: (304) 258-1022.

Additional Information
-- Reservations are required and may be made up to 30 days in advance. A $7 fee is required to hold a reservation. Call (304) 258-1022 to make reservations.

-- A fee of $7 per person per hour is charged for range use. A maximum of five people may participate in one reservation/round. Special arrangements for different times and group sizes may be made by contacting the park superintendent in advance.

-- All ages are permitted, but children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.

-- Customers must provide their own archery equipment, and it must be cased at all times when not in use on the range. No firearms are permitted on the archery range.

-- Compound, longbow and recurve bows are allowed on the range. Broadhead tipped arrows are now allowed. Only arrows tipped with field or target points are permitted.

-- Cross bows are allowed only for people possessing a current and valid Class Q (handicapped) hunting permit.

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