Rattlesnake Ledge


Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

A nice hike up Rattlesnake ledge and side excursion to the Cedar River Watershed Education Center passing Moncton Ghost Town

  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft

Meet at the Rattlesnake Recreation area trailhead at 9am, at the gate at the north end of the lake just out of the parking lot

We will hike up the trail to Rattlesnake ledge, where we will enjoy the views and have a snack. then travel back to the trailhead and walk the mostly level trail around the east side of the lake to the Cedar River Watershed Education Center and enjoy the rain drums.  Along the trail we may find glimpses of the town called Moncton, build in 1906


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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