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Alabama gets 15th community archery park

August 19, 2018

WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is getting what state wildlife officials say is its 15th community archery park.

An archery facility located in the Elmore County city of Wetumpka has its grand opening on Tuesday in the municipal sports complex.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says it will be open year-round for recreational archery, tournaments and educational programs.

The state already has opened 14 other parks around the state to promote archery. They’re located in Athens, Cullman, Dothan, Demopolis, Decatur, Elba, Foley, Heflin, Huntsville, Lincoln, Tuscaloosa, Ozark, and at Oak Mountain and Wind Creek state parks.

The parks are free for people under 16 and over 65. A statement says other residents must have a hunting, Wildlife Management Area or Wildlife Heritage license to use the ranges.

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