Rattlesnake Ledge

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Rattlesnake Ledge Trail is a 4 mile out and back trail located near North Bend, Washington that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Go early in the morning!

From Seattle, east on I-90 to exit 32. Head right off the exit onto 468th Ave and travel 3.5 miles to the obvious parking area on the right.

No permits needed, parking is free

Washington State Department of Natural Resources
South Puget Sound Region
Tel:360.825.1631

Cedar River Watershed Education Center
Tel:425.831.6780

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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This trail is crowded and very popular but for good reason. The view at the top is amazing... I felt like I could see for miles upon miles! I would insist coming early if you want to enjoy your hike in some sort of peace. We started around 8am and the parkinglots were not full yet... but we crossed paths with alot of people, kids, and dogs. :) Its a good trail for beginners and people who don't hike very often. The mass amounts of people are the only drawback. Keep that in mind if you go!

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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Way too many people on a Sunday morning. During the week would be the time to go. However, it's very pretty and a good workout. Lots of dogs of all ages and friendly people! I would do this hike again but it wouldn't be my first choice because of the big crowds. Definitely go as early as possible if you go on a weekend!

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13 Completed 11 Reviews

Decent hike with a fantastic view!! just a little bit too crowded to feel you have "escaped from the city," but its still beautiful. At least there will always be someone you can ask to snap a photo of yourself for you :)

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Quick easy hike with a well maintained trail and a great view from the ledge, though as it's been said super busy at all times. Good if you're looking to kill a couple hours but still want a decent summit.

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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Fairly easy hike up with very little steepness. Once you've hit the Rattlesnake Ledge, the view magnificent!
Also, lot's of parking and available restroom facilities.

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2 Completed 2 Reviews

My bf and I went on this hike fairly early on a Sunday morning. It was perfect-- just the time when the serious early morning hikers were making their way down, and before the masses began their ascents. We didn't bring the dog, but could have. It's very dog-friendly. The trail is fairly wide and well-maintained. It's a good hike for when you want a great view but don't have all day to spend on a hike, or if you're just going for your first one of the year. (Hello.) Bring a lunch up to the top and hang out with the chipmunks & the gorgeous view!

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If you are in the Seattle area and only looking to do one hike, this is my recommendation! It's a moderate hike that gives you a taste of the experience and offers great views as a reward.

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Nice easy short hike. Perfect for after work or school.

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