Question about Indian Bread Rocks Dispersed Camping

Jay asked on 4/6/2024

I’m new to boondocking in Arizona desert, is this an area where one worries about rattlesnakes especially with dogs during this time of year ( April)?

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12 reviews

Answered on 4/20/2024:

Towards the end of April the rattle snakes start to come out but if you stay on the trails and keep your dog leashed it’s unlikely you’d have any problems.
1 review

Answered on 4/19/2024:

Yes! Especially in the springtime this time of year. The snakes are definitely out in force. It's their property so leave them alone of course.
Loving Every Mile
Loving Every Mile
Livingston, TX
Grand Design 303RLS
Ford F250 Superduty 4X4
812 reviews

Answered on 4/19/2024:

There are rattlesnakes across the west below 9000 feet as soon as it stops freezing at night
The Wheelchair Wanderer
The Wheelchair Wanderer
Portland, OR
30' 2001 Dodge 3500 Converted Passenger Van w/Wheelchair Lift and Cargo Trailer - 1220 Watts Solar
4 reviews

Answered on 4/19/2024:

Hello Jay, Yes, Arizona has snakes in April, which is part of rattlesnake season that runs from March to October. Rattlesnakes are most active during the day in the spring, and some say they are most active in April. In the summer, they are most active at night, and during the hottest months, they are most active at night. Most bites occur between 4–10 PM in the spring, summer, and fall, and between 10 AM–4 PM in the winter.
BurntFrog Life
BurntFrog Life
Cañon City, CO
25' Lance 2185
Ford F-350
71 reviews

Answered on 4/19/2024:

I never "worry" about rattlesnakes. Sometimes I see them hiking. They could be around. If you are with your dog and the dog is on a leash you will be fine as will your dog