The Sporting Rifle Match events take place at the NRA Whittington Center near Raton, NM
The Sporting Rifle Match, the SRM Team Match and the SRM Rimfire Match all take place at 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 5.5 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 6,650′ AMSL.
Lodging and Camping
The NRA Whittington Center has a variety of great options for lodging and camping: https://www.nrawc.org/wc-experience/lodging-cabins-camping/
In addition, nearby Raton, NM offers lodging at a variety of motels as well as a several RV parks.
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