On this page, you can find an overview of snakes in Wyoming. The list is separated into non-venomous and venomous snakes in Wyoming. This should give you a quick overview if you are dealing with a venomous snake or not. Just click on any of the images or links to learn more about the snake.
There are thirteen snake species in Wyoming. Three of them are venomous rattlesnakes and the other ten are harmless for humans and larger pets.
If you have encountered a snake in Wyoming that you cannot identify yourself, we’ll be happy to identify it for you. Simply take a picture of it and upload your picture, a quick description and the U.S. state where it was found here on our snake identification page.
List of venomous snakes in Wyoming
The three venomous snakes that are found in Wyoming are the similar-looking Pacific rattlesnake and western (or Prairie) rattlesnake as well as the small midget faded rattlesnake.
The most common non-venomous snakes in Wyoming are garter snakes and the North American racer. Three species of garter snakes can be found in Wyoming: the western terrestrial garter snake, the common garter snake and the Plains garter snake.