Historic California Posts, Camps,
Stations and Airfields
Leona Heights National Guard Rifle
The Clubhouse at
Leona Heights Rifle Range.
A California National Guard range and
local training area located in the Oakland Hills of Alameda County.
It may have also been the location of the stables of the 143rd
Field Artillery Regiment. The site was developed approximately
1919 and was actively used until at least 1941. The site supported
elements of teh 143rd Field Artillery, 159th Infantry and 250th
Coast Artillery Regiments. The April 1919 edition of The American
Rifleman, stated that there were 60 firing points for rifles
with targets placed between 200 and 600 yards. There was also
a pistol range with 14 firing points. The range was described
as one of the finist ranges west of Camp Perry, Ohio.
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