Are There Snakes In Alaska?

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Yes there are snakes in Alaska! Although not as many as in some other parts of the world there are still a few species that call the Last Frontier home.

The most common type of snake found in Alaska is the garter snake which can be found in a variety of habitats throughout the state.

Other snakes that can be found in Alaska include the common kingsnake the western green snake and the northern red-bellied snake.

While most of these snakes are not venomous there are a few species that can be dangerous to humans such as the western rattlesnake and the northern copperhead.