NCTA / NCTHOF Home Grounds

@ Old Hickory R&PC

Bostic, NC

  Drone photograph by Brad Barnett.


Attention: $500K Golf Cart Insurance and $10 annual registration are required for cart use at NC Homegrounds.


Registration by email instructions. Golf cart registration form.


For Golf Cart Insurance, check with KY ATA shooter

Diana Crawford for a good rate., 859-887-9869




Area Restaurants, Local Points of Interest, Shopping, Arts etc.




2020 NCTA / NCTHOF Registered Shoot Dates

April 23 26 NC Hall of Fame Shoot

June 10 14 North Carolina State Shoot

July 16 19 ATA Southern Zone Shoot

September 29 October 4 ATA Dixie Grand


Occasional marathons and other shoots as announced.


Club Information

15 Trap Fields with Pat Traps and Canterbury voice release.

New 40x100 Air Conditioned Club House with 14x100 Porch

Modern Restroom building with showers

Hot food available on shoot days

RV Camping (80 25x50 gravel sites with full hookups plus 6 with elect/water) - $35 per day.


The gun club is located in the Blue Ridge foothills near Forest City, NC.

Biltmore House, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and

other Asheville NC area attractions and shopping are about an hour or less away.


Area Motels and Information

Baymont Inn 828-287-8788 Holiday Inn Express 828-755-2000

Hampton Inn 828-382-1001 Quality Inn 828-248-3400 Days Inn 828-382-0046


All of the above motels are on Business 74 near the Tri-City mall in Forest City and are convenient to several restaurants.

For information on other local accommodations and restaurants, visit the

Rutherford County Tourism Welcome Center,

Highway 74 Exit 178 (Highway 221S)



Camping Reservations

Brad Barnett  919-796-9564 Camping Reservation Form for all shoots.


Directions to Club

From Asheville or Spartanburg on I-26 - take Hwy 74 East  to exit # 182. Go north on Hwy 221A to East Main Street, turn right then follow directions from Forest City (below).

From Charlotte I-85 South - take exit # 10 and go West on Hwy 74 to exit # 182. Go north on Hwy 221A to East Main Street, turn right then follow directions from Forest City (below).

Directions from Forest City: Take Highway 74 Business (East Main St.) East approximately 1.5 miles.  Turn left on Bostic Sunshine Road, which is across from Dollar General.  Go 3 miles; turn left on Gun Club Road just past the US Post Office.  Go 1 mile to 3 way stop sign and bear right.  Gun club is on left 1000 ft. 1st entrance is Old Hickory R&PC. Use 2nd entrance for NC Homegrounds.

From I-40 - take Highway 64 West (Exit 103) approximately 23 miles. Turn left on Pea Ridge Road (adjacent to Hudlow Fire Station).  Go 5.5 miles and turn left on Robinson Creek Road which is just past Robinson Church Rd.  Go 1.5 miles to stop sign and bear left. Gun club on left 1000 feet. 1st entrance is Old Hickory R&PC. Use 2nd entrance for NC Homegrounds.


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Physical Address for mapping software:

823 Gun Club Rd

Bostic, NC 28018-8507

(Note: Some GPS units incorrectly take you to the junction of Gun Club Road and Bostic Sunshine Hwy. Follow above directions from the Post Office or use the following coordinates)

35 23 18.00 N

81 49 20.50 W


NCTHOF Home Grounds Information

Funding for this project is coming from various sources but the majority has been and will continue to be from private and corporate donations. All parties interested in making a tax deductible donation to support this effort are encouraged to contact Ken Duncan or Tom Pitts. The NCTHOF is a qualified charitable organization under Internal Revenue Service Code 501 (c) (3). See IRS letter.


Information / Donations

Tom Pitts