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Where to shoot (legally) outdoors in North PHX

Discussion in 'Grand Canyon Glockers' started by snevel, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. snevel

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    Hi All!

    I live in Cave Creek in the northern part of the Valley.

    I'd like to find a place where I can set up outdoors to run some drills and shoot at stuff I'm not allowed to set up at Ben Avery...

    Does anyone know of a good place north of Carefree Hwy (Rte 74) where I can safely shoot?

    I have friends who go to the desert out in Mesa, but that's a long drive for me.

    Any clues would be vastly appreciated!

    adTHANKSvance!

    Simeon
     
  2. JluvsherGlock

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    I dont know about anything out there I live in mesa myself where out in the desert is there in mesa?? I need to set up some drills myself....
     

  3. Zonny

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    Table Mesa Road. Follow the access Rd to the North past first parking area, then you will head back West. Many areas to shoot out there.
     
  4. snevel

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    I'll ask my buddy Joe when I see him next. He drives down there sometimes to shoot in the desert w/ some other folks.

    Simeon
     
  5. snevel

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    Thanks!!

    This is just the sort of information I was looking for.

    My Camry won't go far on the dirt road, by maybe I can talk my buddy into driving out in his 4by4.

    Simeon
     
  6. bwphoto

    bwphoto Lifetime Member

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    I got a Jeep and live a few minutes further into Phoenix :wavey: Plus, I have a shotgun I need to put through the works and don't want to do it indoors...
     
  7. snevel

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    PM sent...
     
  8. Rutha73

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    I go to a spot that is just West of Superior and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. there isn't really enough area to do any long range stuff, but its got backstops/hills almost 360 degrees around you. It looks like it is off Nf 231 it is the wash area to the right of the road (if the link works) http://maps.yahoo.com/;_ylc=X3oDMTE...-#mvt=h&lat=33.265473&lon=-111.190602&zoom=17
     
  9. SilenceDoGood

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    take carefree highway west towards wickenberg, and at mile marker 14 there is a gate on the north side of the road. Do a little off-roading and find yourself nice spots that are perfectly legal to shoot in.
     
  10. smokeyaz

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    Not to steal the post but I live in the east valley. Queen Valley is a great place to shoot. If you want directions PM me and I will be happy to tell you where to go.
     
  11. Rutha73

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    I would be interested to know where in Queen Valley you go. I used to go to a place that looked like a bulldozer ran through a small hill, about 100 yards wide. Last time I went out there tons of No Shooting signs had been posted.
     
  12. blueiron

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    Do so at your own risk.

    That is inside of the City of Peoria.
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2009
  13. Pima Pants

    Pima Pants Urine Idiot

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    If you want to PM me, I know of a couple of good areas out towards the Superstitions.
     
  14. AZ Glock23

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    Yea im at desert ridge and need to find a spot also.
    I used to take dynamite rd east towards the verde and shoot down there
    But doubt its legal so i stopped.
     
  15. G26AZ

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    Is the place out by Superior with the link posted above still ok to shoot at? I'm in Mesa and also looking for a desert place on the east side where it's still ok to go shooting. All the places I used to go in the 70's and 80's now have houses on them!

    Help!!!
     
  16. Foxtrotx1

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    Hey guys, if your in north phoenix, the place to go is Tonto National Forest.