Rattle Rock / The Gauntlet - Airsoft and Paintball near Menan, Idaho
Menan,Idaho
43.8154853850059, -112.011097669601
6.6 miles N of Menan, Idaho
GPS: 43°48'55.7"N 112°0'40.0"W
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State: Idaho
Field Type: Public Land

Paintball Permitted

Airsoft and Paintball

A lot of sagebrush and rocks. Manmade rock barriers, including walls, bunkers, and turrets. Surprisingly great place to play. Rock ridges, caves, tunnels, and canyons. Beware of Rattlesnakes. Play at your own risk.

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Be considerate of the land you use. The paint will wash off in the rain but take your garbage with you and don't shoot signs or facilities.
  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Menan, Idaho

  1. Head east on E Main St toward N 3565 E (0.3 mi)
  2. Turn left onto N 3600 E (6.3 mi)
  3. Continue onto N 3600 E/Twin Butte Rd (1.1 mi)
  4. Turn left onto E Butte Rd (1.1 mi)
  5. Turn left onto ID-33 W (3.1 mi)
  6. Turn left onto Menan Butte Rd
    Destination will be on the left
    (1.0 mi)
or

At the point designated on the map, there's a fork in the road and a great spot to park. Then walk up the hill to the east and it will drop into the collapsed lava tube. The tube goes north for a 100 yds or so. There's pretty obvious ends to the field.

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elico3000

7/29/14 9:18 am 7/22/14
I went and walked the field a week ago. There was a fire a year ago so almost all of the sagebrush is gone. Also, a lot of the rock walls are knocked over. You could probably still play there just fine but it's a far cry from the field it was. If somebody wanted to put in about 10 man hours worth with some fairly tough individuals, I think it could probably be fixed up pretty easy.
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elico3000

4/2/14 10:13 pm
I've played here a ton. It's a lot different than most of the playing in the woods you find around here but it's a great course. It's a little like combining bouldering and paintball. It's the most built-up field I've played around here.
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