NRA Whittington Center
Colfax County New Mexico
Founded in 1973, the 33,000-acre facility is the largest and most complete shooting and hunting complex in the world, welcoming more than 100,000 visitors a year. Hunts, trap shooting, target practice ranges and other events are offered with access for handicapped gun enthusiasts. Open every day all year, it features lodging,meeting rooms and dining. This facility is located on the E slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
A portion of the Mountain Route of the Santa Fe Trail (where trail ruts are visible) crosses the S boundary of the facility which preserves the open space and feel of the trail in this region.