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Cactus Rock Trail

Rattlesnake on the Cactus Rock trail 29 Mar 2014
Rattlesnake on the Cactus Rock trail 29 Mar 2014
Almost stepped on this guy. Looked down, heard the rattle, jumped back as he coiled up. Decided to turn around and go back the way I came.
User: wolf2600 - 3/29/2014

Location: Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Warbler Vista

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Miles Hiked: 1.00 Mile  Elapsed Time: N/A

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Took the Cactus Rock Trail, up near the top where the trail is open, I encountered a large rattlesnake on the trail.  We were both quite surprised, and I decided it was best to turn around and go back the way I came.



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Rattlesnake on the Cactus Rock trail 29 Mar 2014
Rattlesnake on the Cactus Rock trail 29 Mar 2014
Close up of the rattlesnake.
Close up of the rattlesnake.

Area around Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Warbler Vista

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