The Most Popular Snake Species in the US

Eastern Garter Snake

Eastern Garter Snakes are some of the most prevalent snakes in the United States, distinguished by their slim bodies and characteristic stripes.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, the biggest poisonous snake in North America, is distinguished by its menacing rattling sound and diamond-shaped patterns.

Black Rat Snake

Large constrictors with dark-colored scales, black rat snakes are frequently seen in forested environments and clinging to trees.

Corn Snake

Reptile lovers love corn snakes because of their vivid colors and complex patterns.

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

The venomous Western Diamondback Rattlesnake has diamond-shaped patterns and a characteristic rattle, much like its Eastern counterpart.

Northern Water Snake

Erroneously classified as poisonous, Northern Water Snakes are actually non-poisonous and frequently live in aquatic habitats.


They may identify poisonous snakes known as Copperheads by their hourglass-shaped markings and copper-colored heads.