Las Vegas Shooting Ranges - Las Vegas Gun Ranges
Las Vegas has always been the wild west, and remains one of the few places in America where fully automatic weapons can be fired.
General Summary of Nevada Firearm laws:
(This summary is presented for general information purposes only, and should not be considered formal legal advice in any way.)
- In any are not designated as a "no shooting" or "congested area," shooting is permitted over 1,000 yards from any dwelling or structure. The end of the shooting range and backstop must be completely free of pedestrians, traffic, or livestock. Each shooter will be held accountable for his or her actions.
- Handguns must be registered in Clark County, with the exeption of Boulder City. Two-handed guns need not be registered, and in all other counties in Nevada, registration is not needed. A handgun's registration card must stay with the gun at all time. Handguns may be registered at any Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department branch, as long as the gun is unloaded and carried safely.
- All potential firearms buyers must pass a background check. The check costs $25.
- A firearm may be carried anywhere in Nevada as long as it is fully revealed. A partially or completely covered gun is regarded as a concealed weapon, and is illegal without a permit.
- Carry of Concealed Weapon permits (CCW) are available for applicants willing to complete a sherrif-approved CCW course, submit fingerprints, a form, and a photo, and pass a background check.
- Removing a firearm's serial numbe, or knowingly owning a gun on which the serial number has been removed, is a felony.
- Making, owning, or disposing of a short-barreled rifle or shotgun (less than 26 inches long) is a felony.