Del Norte Gun Club

New Mexico's Premier Shooting Facility

Located in Rio Rancho New Mexico, Del Norte Gun Club is one of the premier recreational shooting facilities in the entire Southwest. Incorporating world-class facilities for competitions, the Club offers family-friendly, safe shooting ranges for all ages, male and female, in almost every type of firearm and archery. Become a member today for the best in shooting fun!

Upcoming Events

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Members get
all the perks

Membership Options

Membership in the club provides access to our 700-acre facility with a wide spectrum of shooting activities.

Individual

Annual
$ 180
  • Photo Badge
  • Key Card
  • $100 One-Time Setup Fee
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Senior

Annual
$ 120
  • Photo Badge
  • Key Card
  • $100 One-Time Setup Fee

Individual

Lifetime
$ 1200
  • Photo Badge
  • Key Card
  • $120 One-Time Setup Fee

Senior

Lifetime
$ 900
  • Photo Badge
  • Key Card
  • $100 One-Time Setup Fee

Membership FAQ

If you have a question that is not answered below, be sure to contact us.

The club is located at:
208 Torcido Rd, NW Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Get directions on Google Maps.

Call 505-933-0775 for additional information if you need assistance.

To find the range you will get on Unser Blvd., which runs North-South on the West side of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho from I-40 to NM 550. At Unser and King, in Rio Rancho, you will turn West on King and go approximately 4 miles to Torcido Rd. (look for Power-pole painted yellow and street sign). Turn Right onto Torcido Road and proceed until it ends at our gate.

(NOTE: 1 mile after you turn onto King the pavement ends and the remaining roads are dirt. In inclement weather these roads may be impassable by some vehicles).

GPS:
N 35 DEGREES 24.471′
W 106 DEGREES 51.206′
ELEVATION 6610 FT ABOVE SEA LEVEL

The range is open for shooting from sun-up until sun-down from Wednesday at noon through Tuesday at 6:00 PM.

The range may be opened after sundown for night shooting with the approval of the board.

The entire facility is closed for general maintenance from Tuesday at 6:00 PM through Wednesday at noon.

Individual memberships for those who are between the ages of 18-64 cost $180.00 each year. An individual lifetime membership is $1200.

For those age 65 and over, senior memberships cost $120.00 each year. A senior lifetime membership is $900.

All new members must take a $100 basic orientation course to learn about the range, its policies and essential safety information.

The course must be taken again if a member has not been active for over 2 years and they must re-register as a new member.

We offer annual and lifetime memberships  for individuals and seniors (65+). Both memberships allow up to five (5) associate members provided that each associate members resides at the same address of the primary member.

We also offer a commercial membership, although we currently do not have any openings.

Step One: Create an Account and provide the required information on the account registration form. 

Step Two: Select an Individual or Senior (65+) account membership.  Both accounts allow for adding up to six members (one primary and five associate) that all reside at the same address.  A New Member Orientation Class is required for each new member.  

Step Three: Add the appropriate membership to cart.  If selecting an associate membership, be sure to adjust the quantity to indicate the number of associate members and corresponding New Member Orientations.

Step Four: Proceed to payment.  You can chose to pay today with Credit Card or pay with Cash, Check or Credit Card at the New Member Orientation.

Step Five: Check your email. If you paid with a credit card, you will have an invoice in your inbox. If you are paying at the club, then you will have an order confirmation in your inbox.  Please be sure to bring a printed copy of this documentation with you to the New Member Orientation.

Step Six: Now that you have completed the purchase of your membership, please register for the New Member Orientation through the registration link on the Event Calendar.

You can add additional members that reside at the same residence.

The fee for adding a Junior Member to your membership is $0.00.

The fee for adding an Associate Member to your account is $12.00/year.

All new juniors / associate members must attend the orientation course. The price of the orientation course for newly added junior / associate members is $17.00.

Junior members are individuals affiliated with your account who are under 18.

Associate members are individuals affiliated with your account who are 18 or older.

Both Junior and Associate members must reside at the same residence as the main member.

As a member, you may bring guests and family.

Use of the firing ranges is limited to two family members or guests using your Guest badges.

All Guests must be under member’s supervision at all times.

If you are already a member and you want to add a qualified (friend, relative or child) to your membership as an Associate or Junior Member, please log into the membership website and visit the “My Account” page to review your Account Information.

Enter the name and date of birth information for the additional individual(s) on this page, and then click the “Save” button at the bottom.

You will have to contact us by phone to complete the addition of associate members to your account.

Newly added associate members will have to attend the orientation course.

If you’re registering as a NEW member and you want to add someone (friend, relative or child) to your membership as an Associate or Junior Member, you may do so by including their information when you set up your new account.

If you’re registering as a new senior member and you want to add someone (friend, relative or child) to your membership as an Associate or Junior Member, you may do so by including their information when you set up your new account. 

All new members are required to participate in a new member orientation class, range qualification and firearms safety test.

Included in your purchase will be non-refundable fees for the New Member Orientation, class materials, range qualification and testing.

After purchasing a membership you will receive an email with instructions on how the schedule your orientation class.

Memberships must be renewed annually, biannually, or triennially depending on your renewal criteria (with the exception of Lifetime Membership).

You will receive emails with attached invoices reminding you of your renewals.

Late fees will be applied to memberships that expire and must be paid to continue membership.

Visit the Membership Renewal page. Here, you will find information about making payments for registration, late fees, etc. Instructions are provided, but if you have any questions and need to speak with someone, please call 505-933-0775.

Invoices for membership will now go out 2 weeks prior to your due date.

If you wish to pay early please create a ticket in the membership system and we will release the invoice. 

Please do not pay for a new membership or the $100 set up fee will be added. 

Your Username is your full email address. If you have recently changed your email please try the old one to log in.

Use the Password reset if your password is not working.

If you are still unsuccessful use the “Contact us” to send us a message and we will assist you.

Please do not create a new account.

You can find your membership expiration date by logging into the membership website.

Use the “My Account” link at the top of the page and then go to “Account Information” (which is listed on the left side of the page). The expiration date is shown at the top of the section titled “Additional Information.”

Your can purchase a replacement badge OR key card for $15.

You can purchase a replacement ID badge and key card for $25.

Friends or relatives not living in your home must purchase a separate membership.

Friends or relatives living in your home can be added to your membership as a junior or associate member, depending on their age.

You can make payments for New Memberships and Membership Renewals on the membership website.

You can pay for an event registration online.

If you would rather pay in person for a membership or for an event at the range, please make arrangements to do so.

You can also make payments over the phone by calling 505-933-0775.

Del Norte Gun Club does not offer a group membership option for individuals that do not reside together.

We have eight RV spaces with full hookups available to reserve and more than forty primitive camping spots available to members on a daily basis.

These spaces are available to all members and their guests at no charge. 

Members may have an open fire only with prior permission from the Range Master, due to possible fire danger and other considerations.

Camping is not allowed from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through 12:00 noon on Wednesday due to the closing of the entire range for general maintenance.

Please call 505-933-0775 to make reservations for a tent or RV space.

We are supported entirely through the contributions of our membership and we are maintained by volunteers who do everything from maintaining the grounds to providing instruction and organizing events.

Please contact us by telephone or by using the Contact Us form on the page if there’s something you’d like to help out with.

About the Gun Club

Del Norte is the only facility of its kind in Central New Mexico with facilities for almost all shooting activities. Ranges included; Archery, 1000 yard rifle, pistol ranges, 100 to 300 rifle benches, and a large shotgun/sporting clays facility. From the serious competitor to the weekend plinker, Del Norte Gun Club can accommodate you.

Individual
[Annual]

$180

( + $100 Setup Fee)
As an individual member you may add up to five Associate Members. All Associate Members must reside in same household. Each Associate Member will be billed a $12 one-time fee and must attend the New Member Orientation Class. There is a one-time fee of $100 for the New Member Orientation Class.

Senior
[Annual]

$120

( + $100 Setup Fee)
As an senior member you may add up to five Associate Members. All Associate Members must reside in same household. Each Associate Member will be billed a $12 one-time fee and must attend the New Member Orientation Class. There is a one-time fee of $100 for the New Member Orientation Class.

Commercial
[Annual]

$1000

( + $100 Setup Fee)
As an senior member you may add up to five Associate Members. All Associate Members must reside in same household. Each Associate Member will be billed a $12 one-time fee and must attend the New Member Orientation Class. There is a one-time fee of $100 for the New Member Orientation Class.

Commercial
[Single Day]

$100

Prospective one day commercial members must meet certain criteria to utilize the range. Please contact us to discuss the specific requirements and availability.

Individual

Annual Individual Membership

Senior

Individual Membership for Seniors

Individual

Lifetime Individual Membership

Senior

Lifetime Senior Membership

Pistol Range

Our range facilities to enable members to train, practice, compete, and enjoy all forms of handguns in a safe, fun, and family-friendly environment. We offer separate handgun ranges for rimfire, IDPA, a 50-yard pistol caliber reactive range, and target practice of all kinds with ranges from 3 to 50 yards. Bring your firearms, your family, and your targets and enjoy a world-class facility with challenges, competitions, and fun for all ages. 

Rifle Range

Our members enjoy the challenge of accurate rifle shooting for pleasure, hunting, and competition. The Club’s facilities to enhance our members’ skills in these areas are unsurpassed – there are no finer rifle ranges in the country, from the 25 yard sighting-in ranges to the magnificent 1,000 yard complex, including our Outback Match range. A unique match course for any rifle facility. 

Shotgun Range

The experienced shotgun enthusiast will find a variety of shotgun activities at Del Norte Gun Club.  We have 1 Trap and Skeet field, a 5 station Super and 2-12 station sporting clays courses.  The courses are run by Long Range card system, cards can be purchased at the club and reloaded at the club.  The club hosts 1 registered NSCA sporting clays shoot on the second Saturday, these will usually include a side match of super sporting.  

Archery Range

 The Del Norte Gun Club offers high quality opportunities for archers of all ages and skill levels to learn the sport, challenge themselves, try their skills at various types of target shooting including a walk-through 3-D Range, and enjoy competition with other members if they wish to participate. The Club offers a well maintained, high quality range for archers. Join the fun! Bring your family. Your kids will love archery.

Law Enforcement

As a service to our military and law enforcement agencies, we have set aside a unique section of the range facilities for their use at no charge. All reservations must go through our Law Enforcement Director and a current agreement must be on file.  Because of the quality of our facilities, these areas are in frequent use.  If your are using the Club’s shooting ranges at the same time as these special participants, please respect their area and show them every courtesy.  They are here to train to help protect you and your freedom.  

Youth Programs

Our youth program allows kids the opportunity to learn about firearm safety and become proficient shooters in a safe and highly supervised environment. Our training coaches are nationally certified youth instructors. Club membership is not required to participate in the youth programs.

Commercial

Private firearms trainers can rent these world-class facilities for their own classes by contacting the Commercial Director of Del Norte Gun Club to discuss fees, liability releases, and insurance.

The training facilities at the Del Norte Gun Club are ideal for all types of firearm training, from introductory safety and firearm handling for children to tactical and self-defense classes.

Our Commercial Program is on a waitlist currently please contact pistoldir@dngcnm.com for information.

Classrooms

Our classroom facilities at  are ideal for all types of firearm training, training is offered in a wide range of topics ranging from basic firearm safety to in-depth, technical courses for the use of specific types of firearms.

Please check the event calendar to see a complete listing of these types of events and to register.

Please email training@dngcnm.com for suggestions or interest in specific firearms training.

Camping

 We offer eight Recreational Vehicle spots with full hook ups. We also have more than forty primitive camping spots.

There are no fees to reserve camping spots. Please call 505-933-0775 to make your reservation.

What is the forecast?

Prepare for your time at Del Norte Gun Club.
Check our weather forecast to ensure
you bring what you need.

Del Norte Gun Club
Del Norte Gun Club
11:09 pm, May 25, 2022
67°
clear sky
Wind: 10 mph
Pressure: 1016 mb
Visibility: 10 km
Sunrise: 5:56 am
Sunset: 8:11 pm

Visual Tour

Take the tour through the Gun Club Facilities.

Competitions

We host some of the best shooting sports in New Mexico.

All events are subject to change and occasional range closures may require rescheduling and cancellations.  
Be sure to check the calendar for up-to-date information, fees, instructions, registration and more.

Our
Mission

Del Norte Gun Club Logo

The Del Norte Gun Club is a very friendly, family oriented, Member-centered, organization of shooters. Our focus is on safe firearms fun. To accomplish this primary goal, and ensure the safety of each shooter on each range, every member is required to adhere to a set of safety and common sense values and standards. The Range Safety Officers, Chief Range Safety Officer, and the Board of Directors are all committed to upholding these standards for all Club members and their guests.

Our Club is a recreational shooting organization with world-class facilities for all types of safe target shooting, including rifles, handguns, shotguns, and archery. The Club offers training, competition, camaraderie, and fun at our facilities in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

We make it our goal to provide opportunities for shooters of all ages and abilities to use firearms and afford them a safe and fun place to shoot, Offer a variety of educational courses on firearms and archery safety, handling and the legal issues in owning and using a firearm. Access to local and national instructors, Help for women, children, senior citizens, and shooters with disabilities to use firearms for recreation and for self defense, Support for the Second Amendment and shooting sports, and Advocacy for passage of fair and equitable legislation pertaining to firearms ownership and usage.

Our
Goal

Safety

We emphasizes firearm safety in every aspect of our offerings. Every new member is required to take a firearm safety course, offered every other Saturday morning at the Club’s air conditioned training center. From that beginning, every Range, every member, every program, and every competition is focused on safe firearm handling. We have fun – safely!

Competitions

We host competitive events such as Precision Rifle, NRA High Power/CMP, IDPA, 22 Rimfire, NSSCA Sporting Clays, 3 Gun and Archery. From small local matches to large regional events, DNGC is proud to support competitive shooting. We encourage members to take their shooting to the next level and new shooters are welcome at the local weekend matches.

Volunteer

We encourage all members to get involved and participate on the Wednesday morning work crews and range projects. All of the range maintenance, management, and range activities are supported by Member Volunteers and the Board of Directors. If you have specialized skills let a Board member know. We are always seeking individuals who can help improve the club.

Participation

Our success is the participation of our members, in organizing competitions and training sessions, volunteering in any of a wide variety of important functions of the Club, sharing knowledge and skills with other members, caring for the physical facilities, serving as Club Officers, and many other opportunities to pitch in to help the Club continue to grow. 

Code of
Conduct
&
by-laws

The Range Rules and Member Code of Conduct provide for a safe and friendly environment for members and guests. All members are expected to read, be familiar with, and abide by these codes and rule. Please download and read this document.

The Purpose of the Club is to promote the education of its Members and the
general public with respect to firearms. Learn more about the foundation and operation of the Del Norte Gun Club by downloading and reading the by-laws.

Contact Us

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Del Norte Gun Club