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New Archery and Air Rifle Range Unveiled at Unicoi State Park & Lodge

Article Date 07/28/2017

State-of-the-art 15,000 square-foot facility features three practice ranges

for travelers and local residents; instruction available


Atlanta, Ga. – July 24, 2017 – Coral Hospitality-GA, LLC recently debuted a new Archery and Air Rifle Range at Unicoi State Park & Lodge, the latest outdoor adventure activity as part of the property’s Adventure Lodge program, which is focused on offering safe and innovative family-friendly adventure attractions. The new shooting facility includes three different styles of practice ranges for visitors, including Air Rifle, 3-D Archery and Static Archery.  

“We are excited to unveil another new activity at Unicoi State Park & Lodge, providing even more options for visitors to be active and experience the great outdoors,” said Heath Carter, regional vice president of sales and marketing at Coral Hospitality. “We look forward to welcoming experienced hunters and sport shooters, as well as those who would simply like to try out a new type of adventure, in a fun and secure environment.”

The 15,000 square-foot facility at Unicoi State Park & Lodge features three practice ranges:

  • Air Rifle Range (pictured right) – A covered ten-lane range with target cables at a distance of 10 meters that is ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accessible.  
  • 3-D Archery Range – Experience shooting multiple three-dimensional animals, from prehistoric beasts to popular game and mythical creatures of different sizes and shapes at ground or tower level.  
  • Static Archery Range – Five covered practice lanes of varying distances that are ADA accessible.

The Archery and Air Rifle Range at Unicoi State Park & Lodge is now officially open to the public. Priced at $5 per person for the day or an annual pass at $50 per person, visitors can bring their own equipment and enjoy recreational shooting in a safe, affordable environment. Air rifles of .22 caliber or lower are allowed on the range; broadhead arrows or crossbows are prohibited.

On-site instructional classes are offered by certified archery and air rifle instructors. Guests may choose either an archery or air rifle two-hour class for $25, or a combined 3.5-hour instructional class for $45. Classes include all necessary gear, a safety and informational overview and an open shooting session.

Unicoi State Park & Lodge features a variety of guest accommodations, including a number of guest room and suites, several unique one- to three-bedroom barrel cabins, deluxe lakeside cabins, and 84 campsites ranging from walk-in private and group sites to locations with camper-ready conveniences. In addition to the new Archery and Air Rifle Range, guests can experience the high-flying Aerial Adventure Park which features 19 zip lines and several suspension bridges, paddle boarding, kayaking, fly fishing, GPS scavenger hunts, mountain biking and more.

Nightly room rates at the Unicoi Lodge start at $99 for travelers looking to extend the fun and enjoy an immersive Georgia State Park experience.

For more information on the Archery and Air Rifle Range or to make a reservation at Unicoi State Park & Lodge, visit or call 800-573-9659.

For additional information about Coral Hospitality, visit or call 239-449-1800. 


About Coral Hospitality

Founded in 1988, Coral Hospitality is a full-service hospitality management and investment company with three distinctive divisions – Coral Hotels & Resorts, Coral Golf & Country Clubs and Coral Residences & Associations.   A market leader that delivers unparalleled service to guests and generates exceptional financial results for clients and investors, Coral takes a unique, full-service approach to the management of its portfolio of hotels, resorts, golf clubs, residences and spas.  As a result, Coral is consistently ranked in Top 5 in REVPAR growth among independent management companies.  Coral Hospitality…leveraging powerful, world-class partnerships to create experiences that innovate and inspire.


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