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BootsNBridles
Sun Feb 16 2020, 12:48PM

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Skyline Drive wrote ...

BootsNBridles wrote ...

Rattlesnake Ridge....self explanatory.



Rattle snakeridge I have no ideal where that is, RattleSnake Mountain they called the mountain south of the Senior Citizen Center.


Same place. That's the thing with nick names, they tend to change slightly until they are formalized. 🙂 Now they'd like everyone to forget that area ever had snake in the name, all those houses, all those snakes!
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Thanks Boots Another canyon east of the valley just passed Rose Mines is called Rattle Snake Canyon, seems years ago the first Rattlesnakes killed in the valley in the spring used to be always over in Whispering Forest area

I hope the Indian head test pattern avatar makes the P.C. snowflakes melt
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I've been through that canyon on wheels and hooves. I can honestly say both places are very deserving of their designation!!! I've never seen so many rattlers in one area as I have in both of them!
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