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Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area

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Great Place to cool off in the summer

The lake is dog friendly, which is super rare to find near Seattle. It was super close to Seattle... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
Jessica S
Busy short hike with nice view

Short trail with a nice view of the lake from the ledge. Can be up and down in 2 hours. Kid, baby... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Bellevue, Washington
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

The lake is dog friendly, which is super rare to find near Seattle. It was super close to Seattle, but still felt like you "got out of the city".

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Short trail with a nice view of the lake from the ledge. Can be up and down in 2 hours. Kid, baby, and dog friendly. Gets crowded on weekends and parking can fill up. Friendly eager chipmunks waiting for you at the top!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jrh825
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This place is close to Seattle has plenty of parking at the trail head and is busy. I am 66 and fat the trail is well maintained but steep. I was puffing by the time i reached the top. Spectacular views at the top probably...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allan T
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

We LOVED loved loved our trip to Rattlesnake Lake. It is simply gorgeous. There is ample parking and the beach and lake is just a short walk down a trail. The beach and lake are both rocky so bring water shoes. The water was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank seattlecouple98065
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It is a very beautiful place near mountain. Nice lake and very delicious temperature. There are some tracks to walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fabio A
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Spent a morning here last week. Took a nice walk around the lake and enjoyed the area quite alot. Handicapped accedssable path worke well for me in my power chair. Beautiful spot.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KN2026
Reviewed 26 June 2018

While visiting a friend in the Seattle area, she recommended that we hike up to Rattlesnake Ledge, promising that the view from the top would be worth it. She was not wrong. Like many places, it was a good thing we arrived earlier than 10am...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Eldon-Vancouver
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Rattlesnake Lake Recreation is a must see when you're in North Bend Washington. There are so many trails for hiking and biking and then of course rattlesnake ledge which is about it our all uphill but once at the top the views are phenomenal. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Rattlesnake Lake Recreation area and the adjoining Cedar River Watershed Education Center are not to be missed. Hiking trial around the lake and up to the top of Rattlesnake are nice hikes some hildren can ,are. The trails near the lake are flat and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Dsharpdog
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful setting with gorgeous scenery Mountains and lake great place for family & friends outings picnics etc fishing canoeing walking. Great 👍

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Dsharpdog | Reviewed this property |
Rest rooms are located near lake picnic area and at the Watershed Education Center. Trail up to Rattlesnake is uphill thru woods with only trail and no facilities.