Stay at our hotel on the way to Knob Creek Gun Range, a former military munitions test range and home to the world’s largest machine gun shoot every April and October. The machine gun shoot involves a wide range of targets, including appliances, vehicles, and pyrotechnics. Knob Creek Gun Range is also a licensed seller, buyer, and trader of firearms. The gun range emphasizes safety throughout the shop and range, with range officers on the line to keep a safe environment for all ages and to ensure hearing and eye protection for any visitors.
To visit Knob Creek Gun Range from our hotel, simply follow Highway 44, which runs just north of Shepherdsville and intersects with Interstate 65. Highway 44 will take you straight to West Point, KY, where Knob Creek is located. The range offers rentals for $10 per gun per hour. Both Knob Creek and the town of West Point are just on the edge of Fort Knox US Army Post.
To make a day of it, enjoy some of the dining options in and around the Louisville area. Mike Linnig’s, just a 15-minute drive from the gun range, is a staple along the Ohio River. Take the drive from our hotel near Knob Creek Gun Range to see the world's largest machine gun show.