Rattlesnake Ledge


Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Quick hike to an awesome viewpoint to view and photograph the sunset. Preference for hiker-photographers but open to all. Must be comfortable hiking down in the dark.

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  • Moderate
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft
  • Pace: 2 mph

Meet at the parking area outside the gates at 6:15PM. Details will be sent prior to the trip. 

We will spend some time at the Ledge to photograph the sunset so warm clothing is needed. We'll hike down in the dark so please be comfortable with night hiking. Trip will be cancelled if the weather  doesn't cooperate. 


Rattlesnake Ledge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  • Navigation
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection
  • First aid
  • Knife
  • Fire
  • Shelter
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • Extra clothes
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