Parts of Sherburne WMA Shooting Range to be closed for construction beginning June 28

Portions of the Sherburne Shooting Range Complex, located on the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA), will be closed beginning Monday, June 28, for renovation and infrastructure improvement, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced.

The following is the planned closure schedule for each of the ranges located on the complex:

  • Skeet and Trap Shotgun Ranges 1 & 2: Alternating closures June 28-July 4. One shotgun range will remain open while the other is closed;
  • Rifle Range: Closed July 5 until project completion;
  • Pistol Range: Closed July 5 until project completion;
  • Archery Range: Open, no planned closure.

The project is expected to be completed by the end of July weather permitting.

The renovation work is part of a statewide LDWF shooting range improvement initiative. This construction will result in enhanced user and range safety features.

For more information on the Sherburne Shooting Range, go to

After June 28, users are encouraged to contact the LDWF Lafayette Field Office at 337-262-2080 for up-to-date closure information before visiting the range.

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