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Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Knight Trail Park

Sarasota County offers an outdoor experience for shooters of all levels at Knight Trail Park. 

  • Come visit the public pistol and rifle range and sharpen your target skills on the 78 covered shooting positions, which include 12, 25, 50 and 100 yards.
  • Test your archery or trap and skeet skills at the Lekatchka Archers Club and Sarasota Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays Club located onsite. 

Knight Trail Park shooting range

Park Pistol and Rifle Range

  • Cardboard, targets and eye protection are available for purchase.
  • There are no firearms rented or ammunition sold at the facility. 
  • The Pistol and Rifle Range is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Call 941-486-2351 for more information.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Adults, other than parent/guardian, accompanying minors to the range must have a signed Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission release form for each visit.

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Call us at 941-861-5000 ParksOnline@scgov.net
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