Target shooting is allowed in the Green Mountain National Forest. The rules are a bit different from NYDEC rules. Check with the Forest Service for details. Generally:
Also, some areas request that you only use paper, steel targets or biodegradable clay targets. The district office may or may not be able to point you toward an area that is good for shooting. It really depends on who you end up talking to. Be safe and clean up everything.You can target shoot on national forest lands unless a specific area has been closed to the activity because it jeopardizes public safety. Information about closures is available at each district office. When target shooting, Forest Service regulations prohibit discharging a firearm:
1. In or within 150 yards of a residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site or occupied area,
2. Across or on roads or bodies of water, or where people or property are exposed to injury or damage, Into a cave,
3. Causing resource damage; don't shoot trees, rocks, stumps, non-game animals.