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Mattingly Target Shooting Range to Open on March 3

The Mattingly Target Shooting Range at Pup Creek Park will open for the season on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Established in 1967 as the Daviess County Gun Club, the shooting sports complex is located at 7740 KY-Highway 2830 in Maceo, Kentucky.  The 76.28-acre property is located near Pup Creek, approximately seven miles east of Downtown Owensboro.

This is a shotgun-only facility, with no ranges for pistols, archery, or rifles available. 

The Parks Department will offer Skeet, Trap, and a 14-station Sporting Clays course with opportunities for beginners and advanced shooters.  12-gauge shotgun ammunition is available for purchase.  However, these rounds should be used on-site.

Initially, hours will be: Friday(s) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday(s) from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday(s) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  On March 17, Friday hours will shift to 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the move to Daylight Saving Time.

For more information or to schedule a special event, call (270) 313-5800 or visit

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