Yikes! What if I see a rattlesnake while hiking?!

Summer is snake season! Just like humans, snakes want to soak up some rays and bask in the sun after a long winter. There have been a number of recent rattlesnake sightings in the East Bay hills and on the peninsula, that’s not a surprise since the entire state of California is prime snake territory. Don’t freak out! Follow these tips and avoid a bite the next time you run into a rattlesnake while hiking. Stay alert. Watch where you step, look before you sit, and pay attention to where you put your hands. Be extra careful when climbing...

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