Snakes of Vermont

Vermont has 11 snake species with the majority being harmless and beneficial. Here is some information on a few of them.

Uncommon Snakes

timber rattlesnake

Timber Rattlesnake - State Endangered

Timber Rattlesnake Life History

Timber Rattlesnake Recovery Plan

Rattlesnake Research - Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department biologist captures a timber rattlesnake as part of ongoing research on snake fungal disease in Vermont.

 


eastern ratsnakeEastern Ratsnake - State Threatened

Eastern Ratsnake Life History

 

 

 


 North American north american racerRacer - State Threatened

 Learn more about North American racer at the Animal Diversity Website

 

 


eastern ribbonsnakeEastern Ribbonsnake - Rare

Eastern Ribbonsnake Life History

 

 

 


Common Snakes

common garter snakeCommon Gartersnake

Common Gartersnake Life History

 

 

 


milksnakeMilksnake

Milksnake Life History

 

 

 


northern watersnakeNorthern Watersnake

Learn more about northern watersnake at the Animal Diversity Website

 

 


red-bellied snakeRed-bellied Snake

Learn more about red-bellied snake at the Animal Diversity Website

 

 


 

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Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife
Commissioner Louis Porter

1 National Life Drive
Fish & Wildlife LogoDavis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3702
802-828-1000
fwinformation@vermont.gov

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