NRA Whittington Center

Over 200 firearms

33,300 acres 

Range created in 1973

Museum opened in 2008

Raton, New Mexico

  • August of 1973 NRA purchased property for range
  • called NRA National Range and Outdoor Center
  • George R. Whittington competitive shooter
  • 1977 NRA leadership decided to no longer fund the range
  • 1977 created a non-profit (501c3) public charity
  • 1977 renamed the facility the NRA Whittington Center

  • Since 1977, the NRA Whittington Center has sustained itself through voluntary tax deductable contributions from individuals and business

  • 18 world-class shooting ranges 
  • World Championships
  • Regional, State and local matches
  • host thousands of competitive shooters from all over the globe
  • Bud & Willa Eyman Research Library
  •  full-service hookups for 175 recreational vehicles
  • primitive campgrounds
  • remote back-country cabins
  • elevations above 6,300 feet 
  • includes a segment of the historic Santa Fe Trail 

the finest outdoor shooting complex and recreation facility in the United States

Frank Brownell Museum of the Southwest

  • opened in 2008
  • 2,750 square foot facility
  • Bud and Willa Eyman Research Library
  • FREE – Open almost wvery day

NRA Museum of the Southwest
34025 US-64
Raton, NM 87740
(575) 445-3615
NRAWC.org

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