Rattlesnake Mountain (West)


Day Hike - Stan's Overlook

Experience the wilderness beauty of Rattlesnake Mountain enroute to a viewpoint overlooking the Snoqualmie Valley, where a picnic table provides a nice lunch spot.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,020 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 2,100 ft
  • Pace: 2.0 mph

Meet at 10 AM at the Stan's Overlook trailhead, near the restroom in the parking lot for the Rattlesnake Mountain Trail, south of Snoqualmie Point Park.  To get there, go east on I-90 to Exit 27.  Turn right at the end of the exit and right again shortly before reaching Snoqualmie Point Park.  A Discover Pass must be displayed by each car at the trailhead parking lot.

This is a popular easy early season hike, close to home, that takes you on the first leg of the hike across Rattlesnake Mountain.  I combines a good workout with a nice view at the lunch spot with a picnic table.


Rattlesnake Mountain (West)

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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