Grand Prospect Via Rattlesnake Mountain Trail

MODERATE 12 reviews

Grand Prospect Via Rattlesnake Mountain Trail is a 7.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Bend, Washington that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and horses. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

7.9 miles
2119 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash


horseback riding



Grand Prospect is 4.5 miles up from the trailhead. This trail can be hiked all year round. Expect a lot more solitude on this approach and enjoy some of the best views around of Snoqualmie Valley, Mount Si, Mount Teneriffe, North Bend, and more. The views are some of the best in the Cascade foothills and the trail can be hiked year-round, though it can be snowy in winter and can be muddy/slippery in patches after a good rain. Bring layers as the weather/temp changes.

trail running
2 days ago

The trail itself was very well maintained. It was a nice quiet forest setting most of the way. The final viewpoint was pretty, but kind of anticlimactic. I kept walking, assuming it got better, but the trail ended at some clear-cutting and a washed out trail blocked by fallen trees. No snow, except for some packed slush at the viewpoint.

6 months ago

Long hike but worth the view

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

I've hiked this trail several times, most recently today. The trail is in great shape and is well marked. There is active logging activity after Grand Prospect so hikers cannot continue on towards Rattlesnake Lake.

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