Rattlesnake Ledge


Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Gain 1,160 feet on a well-switchbacked two mile trail to an overlook with a spectacular panoramic view to the north, east and south, where we will have our lunch.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft

10:30 am at the trailhead, south of North Bend.

This is a must trip for hikers in the Seattle area, with it's panoramic view, akin to the view from Mt. Si, with only a fraction of the distance and elevation gain.  It's the start, or end, of the Rattlesnake Mountain traverse, which you may decide to do on a later trip.  The Discover Pass must be displayed by cars at the trailhead.


Rattlesnake Ledge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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