Rattlesnake Mountain (West)


Day Hike - Stan's Overlook

Hike five miles round trip with 1,020 feet elevation gain through the forested northwest slope of Rattlesnake Mountain to a viewpoint overlooking the town of Snoqualmie, with a picnic table where we eat lunch.

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

Meet at 10 AM at the trailhead, near the restroom in the parking lot for the Rattlesnake Mountain Trail, south from I-90 Exit 27.   To reach the parking lot, turn right shortly before reaching Snoqualmie Point Park.

This is a pleasant conditioning hike on a good, well-graded trail through a welcoming forest to a viewpoint providing us a nice view of the Snoqualmie Valley while we have our lunch at a new picnic table.  A Discover Pass must be displayed by each car at the trailhead.  


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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