Quabbin Reservoir Precision Bombing and Gunnery Range

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Quabbin Reservoir Precision Bombing and Gunnery Range
Part of United States Army Air Force
Belchertown, Massachusetts, New Salem, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°24′12.63″N 72°18′28.25″W / 42.4035083°N 72.3078472°W / 42.4035083; -72.3078472Coordinates: 42°24′12.63″N 72°18′28.25″W / 42.4035083°N 72.3078472°W / 42.4035083; -72.3078472
Type Range
Site information
Controlled by Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Open to
the public
Yes
Site history
In use 1941-1951

The Quabbin Reservoir Precision Bombing and Gunnery Range was a former Army Air Force and later United States Air Force bomb and gunnery range. It was located in the bed of the Quabbin Reservoir before it was filled to capacity. Later, it was used for practice landings by the Air Force.

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