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Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex

The Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Complex is a family-friendly shooting sports complex with a focus on safety and family fun located at Platte River State Park near Louisville.

This center features an archery range with a shooting tower, a 50-yard small bore rifle range, a trap range with 5-stand feature and an indoor 10-meter pellet gun range. The ranges were created with everyone in mind, regardless of size, ability or skill level.

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2022 hours and events

Spring Season:

May 7 – May 27
Weekends only; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Summer Season:

May 28 – Aug 14
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fall Season:

Aug. 20 – Oct. 2
Weekends only; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winter Season:

Oct. 8 – Dec. 17
Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Special Events

Special Events

Family Rendezvous: Oct. 2; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Youth Hunter Education Challenge: Oct. 9; 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Range will be closed to the public.)

NRA’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) provides a fun environment for kids 11-17 to improve their hunting, marksmanship and safety skills. Through its simulated hunting situations, live fire exercises, educational and responsibility events, YHEC helps build upon skills learned in basic hunter education courses and encourages safer, lifelong hunting habits. Participants must be a Hunter Education Graduate

From rifle, bow and muzzleloader shooting at life-sized targets, to wildlife identification, map and compass orienteering and more, YHEC participants can get hands-on training in six skill areas, giving them expertise in all methods of take and all types of game.

Participants will receive a free T-shirt, lunch, prizes & all equipment will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own shotgun with ammunition and archery equipment with their own arrows. Participants are welcome to bring their own shotgun with ammunition and archery equipment with their own arrows Pre-registration required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Veterans Appreciation Day: Nov. 12th; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thanksgiving: Nov. 25; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Archery on Fire: Dec. 3; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Yule Log: Dec. 17; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winter Holiday: Closed Dec. 24, 26, & 31

Call Platte River State Park for Group Rentals at 402-234-2217 or email ngpc.prsp.functions@nebraska.gov.

Non-scheduled hours

Non-scheduled hours are available for educational programs, group outings and corporate events. To inquire about events and instruction during non-scheduled hours, email Christy Christiansen or call her at 402-471-5547.

Rates

Pellet gun
  • With range equipment: $5 per person per 48 shots
  • With personal equipment: $5 for 30 minutes
Archery
  • With range equipment: $8 per person for 30 minutes
  • With personal equipment: $5 per person for 30 minutes
Sling shot
  • With range equipment: $5 per 25 shots per person
  • With personal equipment: $5 per 30 minutes
Tomahawk
  • With range equipment: $5 per 20 throws per person
  • With personal equipment: $5 per 30 minutes
.22 rimfire rifle
  • With range equipment: $8 per person per 20 shots
  • With personal equipment: $5 per lane for 30 minutes
Shotgun
  • With range equipment: $15 per person for 25 shots
  • With personal equipment: $8 per person for 25 shots + $5 per person for 1 round of 25
Range fee during non-public hours
  • $50 per range for 90 minutes
  • $200 for all ranges per 90 minutes