50 Yard Pistol - 300 Yard Precision Rifle - Shotgun Steel Plate Alleys

About Us

Distinguished Pistol Outdoor Shooting Range

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Welcome!  Bassi Ranch at Hightowers, North Carolina, is home to the Distinguished Pistol Outdoor Shooting Range.  

We teach safety and marksmanship skills to new shooters!  Everyone is welcome to join us for a wonder marksmanship experience!


We are a small family owned and operated business that caters primarily to new shooters.  

The basics are taught here, like how to handle a firearm safely and how to load, shoot and maintain a firearm.  

We are also North Carolina's number one destination for women shooters!  Come and join the DP Ladies Club!


At Distinguished Pistol, we're all about having family fun!  As far as we're concerned, nothing beats a day in the countryside with the family and friends, or the rush you get from shooting a 50 caliber revolver or a .30-06 hunting pistol!  If you're anything like us, after your first shot, you'll be hooked on outdoor competitive shooting forever.  Whether you're interested in honing your marksmanship skills, entering one of our unique shooting matches, or just trying out some different handguns, rifles or shotguns ... here at Bassi Ranch is the place you'll want to be.  

We support the NRA!  As a part of our new member ranch tour, we encourage everyone to join the National Rifle Association 

to help promote our sports shooting industry and protect our Second Amendment rights.  

A Tradition of Bullseye Marksmanship

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Pistol shooting can be more than just a leisure activity! Come chat with Master-Class Shooter Clint Hilbert and learn more about handgun safety and how to improve your overall shot-group and marksmanship skill.

It's our goal to get folks involved in outdoor shooting sports and to recruit new shooters for all disciplines!

About Our Pistol Range

Extreme Precision Rifle Steel Plates

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 Want a little support on your rifle marksmanship journey? Take a few classes on shooting fundamentals with one of our NRA certified trainers and enjoy the results of a tight shot-group.   We’ve established our ranch as a destination point for the novice shooter - - offering a welcoming approach, an overview of different shooting disciplines, onsite instruction, firearms for rent, ammunition and safety gear … all on the very first shooting experience. 

About Our Rifle Range

Customer Reviews

R. Farrell - Danville, Virginia

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"First-class operation. Very impressive, great staff. If you are, or want to be, a pistol shooter - check this place out!"

C. Gooch - Mebane, North Carolina

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"Great people! They make you feel welcome as soon as you drive up. Nothing but smiles.  My wife and I have been looking for a range for over a year now and I can't believed we were lucky enough to find this one."

T. Haynes - Roxboro, North Carolina

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"Look no further than here for a gun range! Great time, ALL the time. My wife and I have been going here for over a year and a half, and they know safety and will teach you and answer any questions you have. So, whether you're a beginner or a long time gun enthusiast, if you're looking for a gun range with a home-style feel but still be covered from the elements (heat, rain, or cold) you have to come here FIRST!"

New Twists for 2019!

Match Raffle

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Oh, yah!  Enter one of our many "members-only" matches this year and get a ticket for the monthly match raffle!  If you don't win the match, you might win the raffle!  Choice of prizes from the DP Pro Shop!  No limit on the number of entries per month!

Lane Rental Raffle

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Attention Members!  Starting this year, for every lane hour purchased, members will get a ticket for the monthly lane rental raffle!   Cool prizes!   No limit on the number of entries per month!   The more you come, the better your chances of winning!


Say what?!  Free prizes!  Yahoo!

Yup, we love our members!

Bad Ass Raffle

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Yet, another members-only raffle?  You bet!  Get a raffle ticket for every 20 rounds of scored hits on the Bad Ass Steel Plate Run!  Limit of 5 tickets per scorecard or lane hour.   Choice of prizes from the DP Pro Shop!  No limit on the number of entries per month! 

First Shots Training Program

Contact Us

Get in Touch

Questions about our ranges, rates, classes or memberships, or having a private event for you and your friends?  

Just ask away!  Send us a message! 


 Always check our Calendar tab before coming out - - look for schedule changes and special events!    


Remember ... during the winter months, we normally close a bit earlier than 6 p.m. due to early dusk; so come well before sundown to enjoy your daylight.  

For extended shooting after normal operating hours, reservation rates apply after 6 p.m.  

Distinguished Pistol Outdoor Shooting Range

​ Bassi Ranch at Hightowers, 431 New Castle Farm Road, Mebane, NC 27302 (from Mebane - take NC-119 north for 20 minutes)

REGULAR OPEN RANGE HOURS
Thursday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
(Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday - Personal Training by Appointment)
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Office & Range +1 (336) 421-9136