Raton is located in the northeast section of New Mexico, bordered by the Sierra mountains, mesas, and plains. Twenty miles from the Colorado border, on Interstate 25, intersecting Highway 64/87, Raton is considered a “gateway” to New Mexico.
Located near beautiful Raton, New Mexico, the NRA Whittington Center is home to the nation’s premier hunting, shooting, and outdoor recreation facility. Founded in 1973, the Center offers ranges for every kind of shooting discipline, a shotgun center, a firearms museum, specialized firearms training, guided and unguided hunts, RV and tent camping, plus an adventure camp for younger shooters and wildlife adventurers. The NRA Whittington Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and relies on the generous contributions of donors who want to preserve our heritage of freedom for the next generation of shooters and hunters.
Raton, NM 87740