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 7,000 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 management of BCR.
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This month at BCR...

September brings with it a hint of fall, football season, shorter days and the approach of hunting seasons. Take advantage of the cooler weather with an early morning trip to BCR.

As is customary, spectators are welcome at any BCR shooting competition. Specific events are listed elsewhere on this page.

BCR days/hours of operation are:

Sunday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Monday – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday – Closed

Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sight In Event - Saturday, September 8, from 8-6. Hunter Education Instructors will be on hand to help you get that new (or old) rifle sighted in for hunting season.

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.
  • 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.