The Sporting Rifle Match events take place at two different NRA Whittington Center venues:
The Sporting Rifle Match, the SRM Team Match and the SRM AR15 Match all take place in Coal Canyon on the North side of the Whittington Center off Highway 555 (York Canyon Road). There is no public access to the Coal Canyon venue via the Whittington Center Main Gate.
Directions: Take I-25 to Exit 450 and then Highway 555 (York Canyon Road) North 5.4 miles to the gate on the left side of the road. Parking for the match is just inside the gate.
WGS84 GPS coordinates for access gate and parking area on the South side of the highway:
– UTM – 13S 541704 4080118
– Lat/Lon – 36° 51.965’ N, 104° 31.926’W
Elevation at the Coal Canyon site is about 6,600′ AMSL.
South Flats Range
The SRM Magnum Rifle Match takes place at the South Flats Range of the Whittington Center and is accessed via the Main Whittington Center Gate off Highway 64.
Directions: Take I-25 to Exit #446 just South of Raton and proceed West on Highway 64 about 4 miles to the NRA Whittington Center Main Entrance. Proceed though the main gate and follow the Magnum Rifle Match signs to the South Flats Range.
WGS84 GPS coordinates for the Whittington Center Main Gate:
– UTM – 13S 545930 4069832
– Lat/Lon – 36° 46.389’ N, 104° 29.119’W
Elevation at the South Flats Range is about 6,500′ AMSL.
Lodging and Camping
Lodging is available at a variety of motels in Raton, NM. There is also a small KOA campground. The NRA Whittington Center has a variety of great options for lodging and camping as well.
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