Black's Creek Public Shooting Range

Black's Creek Public Shooting Range (BCR), located just southeast of Boise, is the largest and most visited range in Idaho, providing a safe place to shoot for more than 9,000 hunters and sport shooters each year.
BCR is one of four Idaho shooting ranges owned by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. The non-profit shooting club, the EE-DA-HOW Long Rifles, Inc. is responsible for day to day operation of BCR.
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This month at BCR...

It's the holiday season and winter hours continue during December. Plan to visit BCR on those sunshine-filled days this month. And if you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the shooter in your life, consider purchasing a BCR punch card or even a BCR season pass.

December BCR days/hours of operation:

BCR is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday through Sunday. The range is closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

A number of organized shoots are on the November schedule. Come join the fun! Check the “events” section on this page for shooting event descriptions. As is customary, spectators are welcome at any BCR shooting competition.

The Upper Silhouette Range will be open to public long distance shooting four weekend days this month. Check the calendar for dates.

For more information, call the BCR office -208-342-9614 or the Nampa Fish and Game office - 208-465-8465.

Follow us on Facebook!  - @BlacksCreekRange

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Things to know:

  • With 46 shooting benches, the main range accommodates shooting distances from 3 to 200 yards.
  • There are no restrictions on the number of firearms a person may use on the range during a shooting session.
  • Steel jacketed bullets, steel-core bullets, and incendiary (tracer) bullets are not allowed at BCR.
  • BCR does not provide gun rentals or ammunition sales.
  • Both the range and the on-site restrooms are accessible to physically-challenged shooters.
  • See an aerial view of the facilities at Black's Creek. 

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Events and Alerts

  • See the events list for specialized shooting opportunities.
  • Please call the range hotline for any unlisted range closures. Listen to the recorded message at 208-342-9614 or call the Fish and Game Nampa office at 208-465-8465.