Field Sports Park

Welcome to Field Sports Park, the County's only publicly owned firing range. This park provides opportunities for rifle and pistol, as well as trap and skeet shooting. League activity and special events take place year-round. Located in south San Jose, Field Sports Park is staffed and supervised by qualified Range Masters at all times.

View of Field Sports Park

Range is open on a first come first served basis, no reservations are needed.

How to Get There

Field Sports is located at:
9580 Malech Rd San Jose, CA 95013

Trap and Skeet Range Office: (408) 463-0769

Rifle and Pistol Range Office: (408) 463-0652

  Trap and Skeet Range Hours Rifle Pistol Range Hours
Monday 4-8pm 8-4pm
Tuesday 4-8pm Closed
Wednesday 4-8pm Closed
Thursday Closed 8-4pm
Friday Closed 8-4pm
Saturday 10-4pm 8-4pm
Sunday 10-4pm 8-4pm

A man shooting a rifle in a gun range

200 Yard Range Hours:

Open on the fourth weekend of every month (weather permitting)
Operating hours are 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
16 stations available. First come, first served.

 

Park Features:

  • 22 covered pistol or rimfire positions at 7, 15, 25, and 50 yards.
  • 26 rifle positions at 50 and 100 yards that are partly covered.
  • 200 Yard Range:
    • 16 covered positions
    • Public use hours for the 200 yard range only:
      Fourth weekend of every month 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting)​.
    • The 200 yard range is also available for reservation with a valid permit. For information contact the Permits and Reservations office at (408) 355-2201 Monday through Friday 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm or by email at [email protected].

Rifle and Pistol Range Use Fees

  • $15.00 per adults with NO time limit (all ranges)
  • $10.00 for seniors 60+/disabled/Veterans/Peace Officers with NO time limit (all ranges)
  • $6.00 for juniors (less than 13 yrs. of age)
  • 200 Yard Range:
    • $20.00 per shooter with a two (2) hour time limit
      - includes access to the Rifle and Pistol Range. No discounts apply.

Access additional fees information here: Park Fees

Please note that Field Sports Park can only accept Cash, Credit Cards or Check payments at this time. 

Rifle and Pistol Regulations

The following safety procedures have been established to ensure the health and safety of the individuals who use this facility. YOU are responsible for reading, understanding and following these range rules.

  • The Rangemaster has full authority in operating the range and must be obeyed.
  • Carry uncased firearms with the muzzle straight up, action open, magazine out and finger off the trigger.
  • On the firing line, keep the firearm muzzle pointed straight up or down range at all times.
  • Keep your finger off the trigger, and outside the trigger guard, until you have your sight picture.
  • Loaded firearms are permitted on the firing line during firing periods only.
  • Anyone entering the range with a loaded firearm will be refused entry.
  • Know your firearm and ammunition.
  • Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
  • Know where others are at all times.
  • Ear and eye protection are required to be properly worn by everyone on the range.
  • Mixing alcohol and drugs with shooting activities is not permitted.
  • During cease fire, stay behind the "red line". Do not approach the shooting station for any reason.
  • During cease fire, firearms or equipment are not permitted to be moved onto or off the range. Do not handle any firearms or equipment during cease fire.
  • All firearms are to be cased or uncased on the shooting bench with the muzzle pointed down range.
  • Holsters are not permitted on the range.
  • Anyone can call a cease fire.
  • Anyone firing after a cease fire may be asked to leave the range.
  • Shooting at anything other than your target may result in expulsion from the range.
  • NO RAPID FIRE! A minimum of three seconds is required between shots.
  • If you have a misfire or other problem, keep the muzzle pointed down range and raise your hand, a Rangemaster will attend to the problem.
  • You must obey all range commands immediately.
  • Shooters must shoot only from shooting stations, unless directed by a Rangemaster to do otherwise.
  • Rifle muzzle loaders must keep the muzzle up during cease fire by placing the gun in a rack or in the crutch of the bench.
  • ALL BRASS AND TRASH MUST BE PICKED UP AS DIRECTED BY THE RANGEMASTER.
  • With the exception of coaching, no more than one person is allowed at the shooting station.
  • Non-paying visitors may be allowed on the range at the discretion of the Rangemaster.
  • Posting targets is permitted only during a cease fire period.
  • If you are under 18 years of age, you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Trap and Skeet Range:

A woman shooting a shotgun on a skeet range

Trap and Skeet Range Use Fees

Access additional fees information here: Park Fees

  • 5 Trap fields
  • 5 Skeet fields
  • Trap/Skeet - $9.00 per round/game
  • Trap/Skeet- $7.00 per round/game for league
  • Doubles Trap - $18.00 per round(50 targets)
  • Doubles Trap and Wobble Trap are available with advance notice.

Please note that Field Sports Park can only accept Cash, Credit Cards or Check payments at this time.

* Fees subject to change

Required Equipment:

Eye and Ear protection are required.

  • Eye protection can be purchased for $5.00.
  • Ear protection can be purchased for $1.00

Use fees include the use of target staplers, spotting scopes, and target patching tape.

If you bring your own targets they cannot be any kind of human silhouette. This includes any kind of zombies, robots etc. One target is included in the range fee and you may purchase additional targets on site for a $1.

Public Shooting Clubs:

Several public membership shooting clubs use the Field Sports Park range for practice and match shooting events. To hold a public shooting event please contact the Permits and Reservations office.

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Accessibility:

In compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ('ADA'),the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its programs, services, or activities. The Department will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disability have an equal opportunity to enjoy our programs, services, facilities, and activities. If you need assistance with an ADA request, please contact our ADA Coordinator.

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Address

9580 Malech Rd
San Jose, CA 95138

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Contacts

Field Sports Park

9580 Malech Rd
San Jose, CA 95013
United States

Trap & Skeet Range Office (408) 463-0769
Rifle & Pistol Range Office (408) 463-0652

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