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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 and camping (youth groups). Numerous shooting sport ranges or courses are available as well. These include trap, skeet, sporting clays, pistol or rifle shooting.

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 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 rim fire 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)

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





Knight Trail Park pistol, rifle range to temporarily close for baffle installation

The public pistol and rifle range at Knight Trail Park is closed for the installation of baffles.

The rest of Knight Trail Park will remain open during the installation process; the public pistol and rifle range will re-open by Friday, Sept 30. (MORE)

Contractors are preparing the foundation for our very large  Eastern ballistic wall. 
KTP 3Baffle.JPG
All of the new posts are added and are awaiting concrete so that the 2 x 12 Frame work can be started!
KTP Baffle 1.JPG
The center berm is being trimmed so that the trellis baffle can be installed and a ballistic wall added.
KTP Baffle 2.JPG
The hundred yard range, trellis frame is roughed
in and ready to have baffles installed!




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.
For Pistol and Rifle Range/Campground information, call 941-486-2351.
For Pistol and Rifle Range/Campground Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays information, call 941-488-3223.​

 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​

 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
  • outdoor open space available for rent
  • restrooms
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