Rattlesnake Mountain (West)


Day Hike - Stan's Overlook

An easy hike near Seattle to a viewpoint overlooking the Snoqualmie Valley.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,020 ft

Meet at 10:30 AM at the trailhead near the restroom at the south side of the south parking lot at Snoqualmie Point, reached from Exit 27 from I-90 eastbound.


This easy hike has a gradual gain on a good trail to a viewpoint with a nice view of the Snoqualmie Valley.  It is a short drive from Seattle to the trailhead, all on paved roads.  A Discover Pass must be displayed. 


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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