Baby rattlesnake at Phantom Spires
Another walker found it right next to the Sawyer Camp Trail. It was nice to see such a beautiful snake next to all the lululemon-clad "hikers"!
Crotalus oreganus is a venomous pitviper species found in North America in the western United States, parts of British Columbia and northwestern Mexico. Seven subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.