*** Effective Stage 4 of Open Up Idaho, Canyon County Parks camping and restrooms are open. The Visitor Center and Crossroads Museum at Celebration Park are open with some restrictions to capacities in order to adhere to social distancing protocols for the safety of staff and visitors. Due to the small nature of the Visitor Center, we will limit the number of people to up to 5 people or one family group at a time. The Crossroads Museum will be limited to up to 15 people or 3 family groups at a time while social distancing. CLICK HERE for additional details.***
The 2020 camping season at Martin Landing ends on Monday, October 5, 2020. Starting at noon on October 5, the overnight camping area will be gated and closed to vehicle access. Martin Landing will still be open for day-use, wildlife-viewing, and legal hunting and fishing activities.
Jubilee Park has 1350 acres of open space, featuring breathtaking views of the Snake River Canyon, Owyhee Mountains, and the Boise Front. This close to home desert landscape provides a unique setting to enjoy many recreational opportunities. With over 350 acres of trails, a shooting range, and an OHV Training Area, Jubilee Park is a fun place to play.
OHV Training Area
Emphasis on education is an important aspect of Jubilee Park. The 40 acre OHV Training Area was made possible through an Idaho State Parks and Recreation grant. Off road vehicle courses are available, and teach basic riding skills, rules of the road, trail etiquette and proper riding behavior. For more information on free off-road training courses please visit parksandrecreation.idaho.gov.
George W. Nourse Shooting Range
Open all year, daylight hours only
This public range is a great place to practice the heritage sport of shooting. The George W. Nourse Shooting Range features nine shooting lanes with varying sizes and lengths. Each lane is equipped with bench rests marked with specific yardage.
Open all year
The 350 acres of trails accommodate OHV, horseback riders, mountain bikers, hikers, and even hang gliders. The terrain is diverse, from flat lands to hills, making it an enjoyable place for novices and experts. The trail system does not feature any signage, so please use common courtesy whether on foot or riding.
Directions: Located at the corner of Deer Flat and Perch Rd
George W Nourse Shooting Range
Directions: Located on Farner Rd.
Directions: Best access to trails is located ¼ mile south of the OHV Training Area.
Canyon County Range Advisory Board (RAB) Commission Members: Jim Nuzzo (Chairperson), Cindy Pratt-Carrell (Secretary), Matt Andrew, Rob Butler, Bob Sobba
RAB Purpose: The Board shall be an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners, and its purpose shall be to make recommendations concerning the operation and administration of the County Gun Range.
RAB Mission Statement: The Range Advisory Board works to provide access to a sustainable, quality public shooting range that provides a safe, recreational facility that promotes responsible firearm activities and shooting experience for the citizens of Canyon County.
Agendas for upcoming RAB meetings (and recent meeting minutes) will be posted below.