Recreation. Training. Firearms.

Offering Wilderness Trails for Training and Outdoor Events


Ben Franklin Range Welcomes Achilles Heel Tactical as our Premier Training Partner 

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Looking forward to the exciting future at Ben Franklin Range

Dynamic Firing Ranges and Firearms Training Facilities

Elevate your pistol and rifle shooting skills by training at the Ben Franklin Range in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. We’re a new and unique facility sitting on 1,100 acres of wilderness and more than 65 miles of off-road trails.

Eager to give back to the community, we strive to create a positive impact on people’s lives. We host a variety of firearms training and outdoor events.

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For Unique Shooting and Outdoor Experiences

America’s premier facility houses a 6,000-square-foot force-on-force customizable shoot house for Simunitions. Trainees are mentored by experienced instructors at the facility’s various pistol and rifle firing ranges.

Meet up with an onsite firearms dealer just as eager to help you find the products you need, as well as the firearms-related information you seek. We also provide trainees and participants of special events with convenient onsite lodging.

Ben Franklin Range

The nation’s premier, one-of-a-kind facility providing elite training and unique outdoor experiences while giving back and making a positive impact in the community and in the lives of others.

Key Facility Features


  • Shooting can Occur 24/7/365 with no restrictions.
  • Live-Fire Shooting Range

SIM Shoot House

  • 6,000 Sq Ft 2 Story Structure
  • Customizable Configurations/Rooms
  • Various Points of Entry and Structure All Under Roof

On-Site Lodging

  • Sleeps 12 in bunk beds 
  • 2 Full bathrooms
  • Safe and Secure storage of equipment

Wilderness Training Facilities

  • Wilderness Skills Area
  • Land Navigation Area
  • Paradrop Landing Area
  • 4 Helicopter Landing Zones
  • Camping Facilities Throughout the Property
  • Paintball and Airsoft Setups on the Property
  • More Than 65 Miles of Off-Road Trails
  • 6,000-Squarefoot, 2-Story Shoot House – UTM/AirSoft

Onsite Conveniences

  • Pro Shop
  • Lodging for Class Participants
  • Trailer Hookups
  • State-of-the-Art Classrooms/Training Facilities

Explore More Facility Features

Go beyond obtaining firearms training and joining pistol/rifle shooting activities. You’ll discover more exciting things to do in the wild with us at Ben Franklin Range.