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...

July is a month of longer days, warmer weather and more shooting opportunity at BCR. The range will be open five days a week, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Get out early when temperatures are mild and wind speeds are low.

July BCR days/hours of operation:

BCR is open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Thursday through Monday (except July 1).

The range is closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

The main range will be closed on July 27 as BCR hosts a black powder cartridge rifle match on the 500-meter range. At the conclusion of that match, the 500-meter range will open to the public from 2-6 pm.

The 500-meter range will be open to the public on Sunday, July 28 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. The main range will be closed that day.

Call the Fish and Game Nampa office for more information – 208-465-8465.

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Things to know:

  • With 46 shooting benches, the main range accommodates shooting distances from 25 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.

 

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