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 Lousiville. 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.

2016 hours and events

April 30 – May 22
Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 27
Friday, 4-8 p.m. – Special event: Take Aim at Summer

May 28 – Aug. 7
Monday – Wednesday-Friday, noon-6 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Aug. 13 – Oct. 9
Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Special events

Upcoming special events at the Outdoor Heritage Education Complex:

Archery on Fire -- Saturday, Dec. 3

Bring the family and learn more about archery at this fun, free event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. Activities include archery, 3-D archery, crossbows, tomahawk throwing, half-price youth lifetime permit drawing, kids’ crafts (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), campground games, Nerf gun range and more. Concessions will be available. This event is sponsored in part by Scheels. For more information, view this even on our calendar.

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.

Shooting rates

Pellet gun: $3 per person for four rounds (48)
Archery and atlatl throwing: $3 per person for 30 minutes
Sling shot: $3 per basket of ammo
.22 rimfire rifle: $3 per person per for two rounds (20)
Shotgun: $5 per person for one round of 25; $7 per person for one round of 25 with range gun and ammo provided; additional $2 for 5 stand sporting clays
Hatchet throwing: $3 per person per half hour