Gander Mountain Comes To BG

Outdoor enthusiasts will have a new place to shop this time next year. Leading outdoor retailer Gander Mountain is planning to build a new store here in Bowling Green.

The announcement came today. The Gander Mountain store will be located on I-65 between Natcher Parkway and Scottsville Road. The 65,000-square-foot facility will employ a sales staff of approximately 80 people. The store will include a full-service gunsmith shop and archery pro shop.

Gander mountain currently has 105 stores in 22 states, including one in Paducah. Construction on the new store will begin in the spring and is expected to be completed by next fall.