Rattlesnake Ledge

Rattlesnake Ledge is a moderate, 4 mile round-trip day hike with 1,160 ft in elevation gain. The trail switchbacks up steeply to a rocky ledge with views of Mount Si and the surrounding area.


from I-90, take exit 32 for 436th Ave SE. Turn right onto Cedar Falls Road SE and about four miles down the road the trailhead/parking lot will be on the right. 

INFORMATION for leaders

scheduling & permits

  • If you are scheduling this as a non-course related activity, please limit your group size to the default party size. The maximum party size is for use by course field trips only, and includes both students and instructors. Group size maximums do not reflect how course field trips are run (in smaller groups of students and instructors), but allow for course leaders to register the course in our system.
  • If you are scheduling a course field trip, please contact our Member Services Team to confirm the field trip and any permitting regulations.
  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking
  • Seasons: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast.
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Length: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,160 ft
  • 2,078 ft
  • Green Trails Rattlesnake Mtn No. 205S

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Day Hiking Trip
After Hours Conditioning Hike at a Moderate Pace
Difficulty: Moderate
Wed, May 8, 2019
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Registration closes May 6
Foothills Branch

Aki Kurose Special Education - Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Youth Youth activity: Mountain Workshop - Aki Kurose Middle School
Students from Aki Kurose's Special Education Class will join us to go on on a
Difficulty: Moderate
Thu, May 23, 2019
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration closes May 21
Seattle Branch

Day Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

Day Hiking Trip
Hike a forested route on a good trail to a viewpoint with a breath-taking panoramic
Difficulty: Moderate
Tue, Jun 4, 2019
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens May 20
Tacoma Branch

Field Trip - Hiking - Rattlesnake Ledge

Youth & Day Hiking Youth activity: Tacoma Mountaineers Summer Camp
Summer Camp field trip to go on a day hike in the wilderness!
Difficulty: Moderate
Wed, Jul 24, 2019
No Prerequisites
8 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Jul 22
Tacoma Branch
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