Shooters may use any good condition lever-action tubular magazine rifle chambered for any rimmed pistol cartridge firing a flat-nosed bullet. Common calibers include .22 rimfire, .22 magnum, .25-20, .32-20, .38-40, .38 special, .357 magnum, .44-40, .44 magnum and .45 Colt. Other requirements include open or peep sights, with no extended rear sight and a “post” front sight.
Shooters may use any good condition lever-action, pump or semi-auto (no bolt action) .22 rifle outfitted with a tubular magazine. Other requirements include .22 long rifle ammunition only, open or peep sights, with no extended rear sight and a “post” front sight.
Shooters may use any good condition .22 long rifle with any sight configuration, and spotting scopes are allowed. Ammunition types allowed include .22 rimfire short, long and long rifle.
This silhouette shoot uses the WWII classic .30 caliber M1 carbine, and both originals and reproductions are allowed.
Shooters have four minutes and 15 rounds to shoot 10 targets and all shooting is done “off hand” without a spotter. Each participant shoots up to 60 rounds at these distances: 40 yards-chickens, 50 yards-pigs, 75 yards-turkeys, 100 yards-rams.
Save $5 in match fees by combining an M1 Carbine match with a CMP M1 Carbine match!
On October 20th, come learn about the 14 species of owl that live or migrate through Idaho! Find out how owls are different from other birds, and how each species is unique. Listen to their interesting sounds, and learn how they live and hunt at night. Dissect owl pellets to find out what the owls have been eating. This program is appropriate for families with kids prek-7th grade. Program limit is 50 people (first come, first served). $2.50/person. Cash, checks and debit accepted. 1-3 pm. Questions?
Shooters must use an 1896 or prior, American design, single-shot rifle with an exposed hammer. Examples include hiwalls, rolling blocks and the classic 1874 Sharps carbine. Both originals and reproductions are allowed. Only black powder or pyrodex may be used and gas checks are prohibited. Allowed calibers include but are not limited to .38-55, .40-65, .45-70 and .45-90.
Don't miss it! This month, the 500-meter range at BCR will be open for public use from 8:00am to 6:00pm.
A Range Officer will be on site to direct shooters in a safe manner.
Gong and paper targets will be used at marked distances of 200, 300, 385 and 500 meters. Hollow point, soft point or cast bullets only.
The main (200-yard) range will be closed for the day while shooters use the 500-meter range.
On November 17th, come learn about Wild Turkeys! Just in time for Thanksgiving, find out how turkeys live, what they do and the sounds they make. Make a turkey craft to take home for Thanksgiving. This program is appropriate for families with kids prek-7th grade. Program limit is 50 people (first come, first served). $2.50/person. Cash, checks, and debit accepted. 1-3 pm. Questions? email Tess at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet in the lobby of the Nature Center.
On November 30th and December 1st, our annual Bird Seed Sale fundraiser will be back! Come buy some nature-themed gifts for those who love wildlife; buy some birdseed to feed your backyard birds; and participate in family activities and crafts. Birdseed and gifts for sale Friday and Saturday from 9 am- 5 pm. Family activities and programs are offered only on Saturday from 11 am -2 pm. Bird presentations will be on Saturday at 11:30am, 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm.Questions?