Snake Season Arrive–Stay Watchful!

  • Watch closely and listen carefully....Snake season has begun on our mountain trails.[Peter Gray photo]

    Watch closely and listen carefully....Snake season has begun on our mountain trails.[Peter Gray photo]

Hiker Peter Gray took this photo of a Pacific Coast rattler. They are well-camouflaged, and the most common rattlesnakes in this area. The Los Padres Forest’s snake population is now out. They may appear in your yard or on the trail. Be watchful!

This is part of the May 13, 2011 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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