The 9 Most Snake Infested Areas In The US

The Everglades, Florida

The largest subtropical wilderness in the US, known for its vast wetlands, including the invasive Burmese python and various venomous and non-venomous snakes.

Lake Hartwell, Georgia

A notable snake habitat, where non-venomous species like Garter Snakes are common, with occasional sightings of Copperheads, the only venomous threat to watch for.

Shawnee National Forest

Famous for its oak-hickory forests and snake migration spectacle on Snake Road, hosting species like cottonmouths and southern leopard frogs.

The Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico

A hotbed for desert snakes like black-tails and Mojave rattlers, known for their heat-sensing abilities and presence in the rugged desert landscape.

Lake Sweetwater, Texas

A lake notorious for its annual "World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup," drawing attention to the habitat of rattlesnakes and other desert-adapted snake species.

Sonoran Desert, Arizona

Stretching across Arizona and Mexico, home to unique snakes such as the Tiger Rattlesnake and Sidewinder, thriving in the desert's extreme heat.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park

Known for its historic bison hunting cliffs, now a habitat for Montana's Prairie Rattlesnake, the state's sole venomous snake species among many others.

The Grand Canyon

A natural wonder housing several snake species, including rattlesnakes like the Mojave "Green" and Grand Canyon Pink, adapted to the canyon's unique terrain.

Lake Seminole, Florida

Named after the Seminole tribe, this lake hosts venomous cottonmouths and pythons, making it a diverse yet potentially dangerous habitat.