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Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes in our area are the Great Basin rattlesnake (Utah Conservation Data Center) , a subspecies of the western rattlesnake.

If you encounter a rattlesnake (Utah Division of WIldlife Resources) while hiking:

One should ALWAYS seek medical attention if bitten, but the danger of rattlesnake bite is actually quite low.

For more information:

Rattlesnake on the Crimson Trail (Cache Hikers video)