Rattlesnake Mountain (West)

An easy to strenuous hike along Rattlesnake Mountain starting from the Snoqualmie Point Trailhead. Hike up to 13.4 miles and 2,420 feet of elevation gain, reaching Stan's Overlook, Grand Prospect and the East Peak. Enjoy many great views from the ridge!

getting there

From I-90, take Exit 27 and turn right.  Arrive at Snoqualmie Point Park, a large day-use parking lot and picnic area, in about a half mile.

on the trail

The trail follows I-90 fairly closely, but much of the time you'll forget it's there.  Hike up a trail with a mix of new and old growth forest with some open spaces on a clearly marked well maintained trail.

Stan's Overlook (2,100 ft)

Reach the the first viewpoint, Stan's Overlook (2,100 ft), in 2.4 miles and 1,020 feet of elevation gain. From there, you can see Mount Si and the Snoqualmie Valley. It's 5 miles round trip and 1,020 feet of elevation gain.

Grand Prospect (3,100 ft)

Continue on and arrive at Grand Prospect (3,100 ft) in another 2.5 miles and 1,000 feet of elevation gain.  This precipice is due south of the town of North Bend. It's 9.8 miles and 2,200 feet of elevation gain round trip.

Rattlesnake Mountain, East Peak (3,500 ft)

Reach the East Peak in another 1.8 miles and 400 feet of elevation gain.  Great views abound from here! 13.4 miles and 2,420 feet of elevation gain round trip.

  • Difficulty: Moderate, Strenuous
  • Length: 13.4 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,420 ft
  • 3,500 ft
Map
Green Trails Rattlesnake Mtn No. 205S
Activities

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Stan's Overlook

Day Hiking Trip
Hike up to nice views at Stan's Overlook (2,100 ft), in 2.4 miles and 1,020
Difficulty: Moderate
Wed, Jun 3, 2020
No Prerequisites
3 participants on waitlist 1 leader
Registration closes Jun 1
Foothills Branch

Day Hike - Stan's Overlook

Day Hiking Trip
Explore the west end of the Rattlesnake Mountain trail through a forest canopy to a
Difficulty: Moderate, Strenuous
Tue, Oct 13, 2020
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration opens Sep 28
Tacoma Branch
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  • Stan's Overlook
  • Grand Prospect
  • Rattlesnake Mountain
  • Rattlesnake Mountain, East Peak
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