Parks

Carter Park Archery Range

1720 East King Avenue

Location:     North-east edge of the paved pathway loop

Days Open:   Daily; Maintenance and Programming Closures Listed Here

Hours of Operation:   1/2 hour after sunrise to 1/2 hour before sunset

Amenities:   Block targets at 10, 20, 30, and 40 yards

Range Rules:   Archery Range Rules

This project was supported by the Ohio Division of Wildlife.

About the Range

Deerfield Township received an ODNR Division of Wildlife Shooting Range Subsidy Grant for the development of the archery range at Carter Park.

The Carter Park Archery Range is open to the community as a free, public practice space and offers block targets at 10, 20, 30, and 40 yards.

Please note that the range may be closed periodically for maintenance or programming. To check for closures, please click here.

Safety & Accessibility

The range features accessible paved pathways throughout, including shooting line, waiting area, and target lanes.

The range was designed to meet National Field Archery Association (NFAA) Guidelines for Safety, including:

  • Fencing and signs to indicate range boundaries
  • Single clearly visible shooting line
  • Shooting in one direction only
  • 10ft wide target lanes
  • Buffer zones on left, right, and behind targets
  • Designated bow rack for each lane
  • Designated benches for waiting area

At each lane, Range guidelines are posted and signal flags for arrow retrieval are available.