Camp Dawson  

Briery Mountain Training Area

Training Area Description 
Briery Mountain Training Area is comprised of 1,288 acres. For scheduling purposes and to maximize training opportunities for co-usage, Briery Mountain is broken up into multiple training areas. The terrain has steep hills and thick vegetation. Training opportunities include Small Unit Training, Land Navigation, Driver’s Training, Demolition Range, Landing Zones, and the site of the new Modified Record Fire (MRF) Range.

  • Location:   5 miles from the cantonment area (PD 15936172)
  • Driving distance from post:  6 miles / 20 minutes
  • Walking distance from post:  3.5 miles/ 52 minutes (* Walking requires direct coordination with Range Control
  • Communication:  Radios are issued by Range Control.  When available, cell phone numbers are obtained as an alternate form of contact.
  • Scheduling:  To reserve this training area, click on the Schedule Event link.
Sub-Training Areas/Opportunities
Briery Mountain Land Navigation Course   Bivouac Sites
Demolitions (Range 6) Landing Zones
Convoy Operations/Driver's Training Small Unit Tactics (SUT)
MRF Range  

  • The use of off road vehicles is prohibited on this training area.
  • No latrines on site.  Porta johns are required and must be contracted by the using organization.
  • Use of pyrotechnics will be limited dependent upon weather conditions and prior permission from Range Control.
  • No digging without prior permission from Range Control.
Supporting Information
Briery TA Map   Hospital Strip Map

Points of Contact
Range Operations:           304-791-4070
Post Operations:               304-791-4388
Environmental:                 304-791-4135