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 Knight Trail Park

3445 Rustic Road, Nokomis

Knight Trail Park is located off of Rustic Road in Nokomis and is open from dawn to dusk.

Several activities are available to the public within the parks 271-acres including archery, hiking, camping (youth only) and the shooting sports.

The Knight Trail Park camp site sits under a canopy of large old oak trees and is a great place to hold family reunions, company picnics, overnight camping adventures and birthday parties.

Get active in the shooting sports and bring your pistol or rifle to the gun range.



 Gun Range at Knight Trail Park

Range Fees – Taxes Included (prices are subject to change)
Adult Price 11.95 per shooter per day
Youth Price (under 18) 9.00 per shooter per day and must be accompanied by an adult. A two-year pass with 25 visits is also available for $197.95.
Adults, other than parents/guardians, bringing minors to the range are required to have a signed FWC Waiver/Release for each visit. 
Cash – Visa – MasterCard – Discover – American Express credit cards are accepted.
Range Distances Available
12 Yards – Handguns and .22 caliber rimfire rifles
25 Yards – Handguns, rifles and shotguns (slugs only in shotguns)
50 Yards – Handguns, rifles and shotguns (slugs only in shotguns)
100 Yards – Rifles and shotguns (slugs only in shotguns)
Gun Range Basics
  • Eye and hearing protection is mandatory for everyone on the range
  • This facility does not rent firearms or sell any type of ammunition
  • Targets, cardboard, eye and hearing protection are available at additional cost
  • Black powder firearms are allowed at this facility
  • All shooting positions are covered with shooting tables provided
  • No spectators are allowed on the range
  • No reservations required​


Pistol and Rifle Range at Knights Trail to close April 27 for lead remediation projectNew


Park Hours
April - October; 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
November - March; 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Gun Range Hours
Wednesday - Sunday; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
All shooting stops at 4 p.m.
*The Trap and Skeet range is not county maintained and the hours may vary. Please call the Range House to verify operating hours.
Range House phone number: 941-486-2753.​

 Knight Trail Park Documents

Knight Trail Park Standard Operating Procedures.pdfKnight Trail Park Standard Operating Procedures
Minor Child Waiver and Release.pdfMinor Child Waiver and Release

 Knight Trail Park ​Amenities

  • outdoor pistol / rifle range
  • picnic area
  • grills
  • picnic Tables
  • benches
  • indoor room rental space (holds 60 people)
  • outdoor open space available for rent
  • restrooms
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