Minnesota Shooting Resources

Airsoft and paintball resources

Airsoft fields and clubs

CC Military Surplus – Saint Paul

CC Military Surplus emerged from CC Manufacturing, based in Central City, Iowa. CC Manufacturing is a military manufacturing facility offering metal stamping and powder-coating products for U.S. and allied countries worldwide. When our President took over the business in 1987, he provided military supplies to our armed forces efforts. These items include aluminum military tent stakes, Alice pack frames for rucksacks, heavy-duty vehicle jack stands, and conveyor bed systems for C-130 military transport planes.

Address: 2626 White Bear Ave, Maplewood, MN 55109

Phone: +1 651-777-0990

Website: ccmilitary.com

Crossfire Paintball & Airsoft

“Thanks to you and your staff for hosting the networking event that I attended today. It was a great way to meet with people outside of work and have some fun. Thanks again.”

Address: 1601 195th St E, Clearwater, MN 55320

Phone: +1 320-253-5630

Website: crossfire-paintball.com

Airsoft retail stores

OPFOR Airsoft and Hobby

Located off of 169 in Elk River Minnesota Op-For Airsoft has everything you need to get out and play! We carry all of the top name brands for all levels of play. From basic starter kits to high end airsoft guns Op-for Airsoft has the perfect gun or you! Our store has a large variety of gear and accessories making it the perfect one stop shop! Not only are we a retail store but we also offer the most renowned full upgrade and repair services in the state of Minnesota! Our very knowledgeable staff can help you with any airsoft questions you may have!

Address: 18033 Zane St NW c, Elk River, MN 55330

Phone: +1 763-241-5099

Website: www.airsoftc3.com/shop/226/op-for-airsoft

HANN Holsters LLC

We’re a Veteran owned & operated, small business located in Minnesota. Jim is a retired U.S Army CW3, an avid gun enthusiast, an NRA Life member and an NRA Recruiter.

Address: 37336 Ivy Trail, North Branch, MN 55056

Phone: +1 651-955-5265

Website: hannholsters.com

Paintball fields and clubs

Action Packed Paintball Games

Action Packed Paintball Games is Minnesota’s #1 paintball destination. We are located Southwest of Minneapolis in Jordan, MN. Action Packed Paintball is the perfect venue for paintball MN birthday parties, family events, paintball bachelor parties or company outings in the Twin Cities Minnesota area! Play discount paintball near you today on 8 different outdoor paintball fields!

Address: 8200 Old Hwy 169 Blvd, Jordan, MN 55352

Phone: +1 952-492-6776

Website: actionpackedpaintball.com

MN Pro Paintball – Retail Store

When you play at the park you will be Immersed in a Mission Based entertainment combat Experience. Each group has a commander that will be embedded with the team helping to coordinate & execute mission strategies & to make sure everyone is SAFE & having fun! Whether you’ve always wanted to be a Navy SEAL or a tournament paintball player, we have a mission and field for you. At MN Pro Paintball we strive to provide the best experience possible

Address: 14021 Grand Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337

Phone: +1 952-892-1540

Website: mnpropaintball.com

Paintball shops

Vintage Paintball

Paintball draws a wide array of people, and the Sporting Goods Manufacturer’s Association estimates that over 5.4 million people played the game in the United States in 2007, with over 1.5 million playing at least 15 times that year. Insurance statistics show that paintball is one of the safest sports, with fewer injuries per exposure than sports like football, soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, and bowling.

Address: 433 Mendota Rd E, West St Paul, MN 55118

Phone: +1 651-243-2255

Website: vintagepaintballpark.com

Air Assault Paintball

Looking for paintball near you? Air Assault Indoor Paintball is the premier indoor paintball field in MN, located in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Air Assault is the largest indoor paintball center in the Midwest with a 30,000 square foot battle arena! We are exclusively a low impact paintball facility that is fun and family friendly! We cater to both the beginner player and enthusiast.

Address: 155 Eaton St, St Paul, MN 55107

Phone: +1 651-222-0300

Website: airassaultpaintball.com

Archery and bowhunting resources

Archery clubs and organizations

Rapids Archery Club

The Rapids Archery Club has been actively promoting the sport of archery since 1957. We are located within Bunker Hills Regional Park in Andover, Minnesota. Our Mission: We are a family oriented club that promotes archery as a sport the entire family can enjoy together. With five outdoor ranges and one indoor clubhouse range for your use, we are the largest archery club in Minnesota.

Address: 1255 133rd Ave NW, Andover, MN 55304

Phone: +1 763-862-8163

Website: rapidsarchery.net

Elk River Sportmens Club

The Elk River Sportsman’s Club is a private shooting sports club in Elk River, MN. Our address in Elk River is: 20309 Meadowvale Road NW. The main feature of the club are the shooting ranges – 304.71 acres. We have something for everyone – pistol, rim-fire rifle, large bore rifle, trap, skeet, sporting clays, archery and black powder. Large bore includes 50 and 100 yard as well as KD (known distance) of 200, 300, 400 and 600 yds.

Address: 20309 Meadowvale Rd NW, Elk River, MN 55330

Phone: +1 763-441-1025

Website: ersportsman.com

Learning: archery lessons and classes

Average Joes Archery

Whether you’re a beginner a pro or an average joe Average Joes Archery is the place to go for all your archery needs. We service all makes, models, and styles of equipment and our knowledgeable, friendly, and professional staff is ready to serve all your archery needs.

Address: 3050 Coon Rapids Blvd NW #116, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Phone: +1 763-333-2066

Website: averagejoesarchery.com

Saratoga Archery Club

The Saratoga Archery Club was started in the late 50’s by a group of bow hunters. It was called the Tracy Archery Club. We discovered the joy of archery beyond hunting with target shooting and competition through the Minnesota State Archery Association governed by the National Field Archery Association rules.

Address: 1720 County Rd 9, Tracy, MN 56175

Phone: +1 507-829-4436

Website: saratogaarchery.com

Archery ranges

Bloomington Archery Rang

Open and FREE. If it’s cold out the hay targets will be frozen and sucks to get arrows out of so bring your own target during the winter months.

Address: 9401 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55431

Phone: +1 952-563-8700

Website: https://www.bloomingtonmn.gov

Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association

Bald Eagle Sportsmen’s Association is a privately owned and operated association located in Hugo, Minnesota. We offer rifle, pistol, shotgun & archery practice areas, as well as many community oriented programs. We have a long standing relationship with the surrounding area, and a rich history within the county, dating back to the early 1940′s in what was Oneika township. We are NRA affiliated. The Twin Cities’ best kept secret in shooting facilities! Our Mission: To provide the finest in facilities, safety, and competition for our membership and other responsible marksmen of all ages.

Address: 6557 125th St N, Hugo, MN 55038

Phone: +1 651-429-9874

Website: besamn.com

Archery pro shops

Bwana Archery

Bwana is staffed by experienced bowhunters who have hunted from Mexico, to Montana, to Africa, and Alaska, and are trained to meet any challenge. We are proud of having outfitted thousands of Midwest bowhunters with the finest archery equipment available at the best price possible. We give our customers the knowledge and training to put that equipment to the best use. Bwana is the first choice for serious bowhunters.

Address: 3015 Country Dr, Little Canada, MN 55117

Phone: +1 651-482-9866

Website: bwanaarchery.com

Schaffer Performance Archery

Opposition sights from Schaffer Performance Archery will survive the traveling, the brush busting, and the slips & falls of hunting so you can make the shot when it counts. Opposition sights were designed to do one thing, help bowhunters put meat in the freezer and horns on the wall. Available with 4-pins or 6-pins in quick detach or hard mount versions with Mathews® Lost Camo or black anodized finish.

Address: 1403 Cliff Rd E, Burnsville, MN 55337

Phone: +1 952-894-4139

Website: schafferarchery.com

Firearm shooting resources

Firearms centers and complexes

Metro Defense Training

Metro Defense Training, LLC is the premier firearms training organization in the State of Minnesota. We teach the MN carry permit class on a monthly basis. This is the class that is commonly known as the “Minnesota Conceal and Carry Permit“. We also teach firearms fundamentals classes and personal or group protection classes on request.

Address: 5701 Shingle Creek Pkwy Suite 1000, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Phone: +1 612-217-4867

Website: metrodefense.com

Gun Permit Center, Inc

At Gun Permit Center we believe that every law biding and able citizen should carry a handgun. We strive to offer the very best in permit to carry training. Our mission is to provide economical, lawful, comprehensive courses in a professional manner, while providing the highest level of service possible.

Address: 1160 Vierling Dr E #317, Shakopee, MN 55379

Phone: +1 952-290-0121

Website: gunpermitcenter.com

Gun clubs and organizations

Minneapolis Gun Club Inc

Minneapolis Gun Club would like to let everyone know that we are “shotgun for clay targets only”. Unfortunately, we do not have facilities for handguns, rifles, slugs, black powder or archery. We are open to the public for Trap, Skeet, and 5-stand sporting clays.

Address: 20006 Judicial Rd, Prior Lake, MN 55372

Phone: +1 952-469-4386

Website: mplsgunclub.com

Oakdale Gun Club

Founded in 1964, Oakdale Gun Club is a member-owned and operated non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the shooting sports, improving public safety, and providing our members and the surrounding community with a safe, supervised, and well-maintained place to practice the shooting sports. Everything you see at Oakdale Gun Club has been built by, paid for, and maintained by the members. We are very proud of our club, and hope you will enjoy using it and will tell your friends.

Address: 10386 10th St N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042

Phone: +1 651-436-6946

Website: oakdalegunclub.org

Shooting ranges

Bill’s Gun Shop & Range Circle Pines

We enjoy visiting with customers, answering questions and understanding what they’re looking for in a firearm. Our style of consulting customers helps us serve people more effectively, so you find the firearm that is right for you. We also believe in giving back to the communities in which we work. We believe in our communities and work to make them stronger. We don’t do it because it’s good for business. We do it because it’s the right thing to do. After all, we live here, too.

Address: 3621 88th Ave NE, Circle Pines, MN 55014

Phone: +1 763-792-4867

Website: billsgs.com

Burnsville Pistol & Rifle Range

Take 35W to the County Road 42 exit. Turn west on County Road 42 and go 2 miles to Ewing Avenue. Turn left onto Ewing Ave (the first left after Burnsville Parkway), 3rd business on the right side of road. You will see our Pole sign in front.

Address: 14300 Ewing Ave S, Burnsville, MN 5530

Phone: +1 952-890-6228

Website: bvpistol.com

Firearms training

Precision Plus Firearms Training

You may now do your Permit to Carry Training Online from the comfort of your home. I honestly think you will benefit more from the scheduled classes but I understand not everyone can devote the time to take the class in person. I am available anytime to answer any questions you may have during the online presentation.

Address: 17 4th Ave SE, Dodge Center, MN 55927

Phone: +1 507-533-5774

Website: precisionplusfirearms.com

Certified Firearm Training

Certified Firearm Training has been training since 2013. With over Twenty-Seven Years in combined instructor experience, we train our students beyond the minimal standards. Obtaining your permit to carry is a very large responsibility. With our trainings we try to set the standard of what to expect and how to prepare for multiple situations. We offer additional training for those who do not feel comfortable with a firearm.

Address: 421 Central Ave N #150, Faribault, MN 5502

Phone: +1 507-210-1627

Website: http://www.certifiedfirearmtraining.com

Gun and ammo stores

Max Guns & Ammo

Max Guns and Ammo is now open in Savage, MN on Highway 13 in Downtown Savage.Stop by today to check out our inventory and meet Max! We are a stocking Glock, S&W, Colt, Daniel Defense, BCM, Noveske, IWI, Trijicon, SureFire, Magpul, Magtech, Aimpoint dealer and carry a wide range of their products (mags, parts, etc). New firearms $15-$25 over cost. Accounts with over 35 distributors. Email make, model for price quote. firearms transfers. All transfers are Welcome.

Address: 4815 W 123rd St, Savage, MN 55378

Phone: +1 952-736-1234

Website: max-guns.com

Hair Trigger Gun Shop

Owner Rick Snook grew up in the Brainerd lakes area and now lives 3 miles west of Zimmerman. He served 21 years in the military and is a retired veteran. His love of firearms started in the military and continues to this day when he gets together with his military friends and hunts water fowl up north or prairie dogs out west in North Dakota.

Address: 12644 Fremont Ave, Zimmerman, MN 55398

Phone: +1 763-856-2222

Website: hairtriggergunshop.com

Gunsmith services

Roger’s Gunsmithing LLC

Trust the experts at Roger’s Gunsmithing, LLC, for professional services. Our Minnesota gunsmith offers quality repairs for all types of firearms including shotguns, hand guns, and rifles. With more than 20 years of experience, we pride ourselves on the quality of our workmanship. Visit our gunsmith in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, for expert firearm repairs and gun cleaning services. I also do hot bluing on most firearms. We serve Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

Address: 10230 Sycamore St NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Phone: +1 763-754-4380

Website: rogersgunsmithingllc.com

GS Gunsmith

GS Gunsmith, owned by Scott and Paula Nystrom, is a general gunsmithing business for repair, accessorizing, and preservation of rifles, shotguns, revolvers, and pistols. We service most firearms for basic repair, including Antique and Old West Cowboy Action Shooting firearms and muzzle-loaders. Whether it is granddad’s old shotgun that was handed down through the generations or your favorite hunting, plinking, or self-defense firearm that needs accessories or service, we can help you.

Address: 14000 Sunfish Lake Blvd NW M, Ramsey, MN 55303

Phone: +1 763-754-5964

Website: gunsmithmn.com