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Snakes Found in Arizona

Snakes Found in Arizona

Arizona Mountain King Snake

Below are the snakes that may be in Arizona. As we research and develop articles for each one, we will update the list.

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Snake Trivia

The Arizona State Reptile is the Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi willardi).

Non-venomous Snakes Found in Arizona

Below are the non-venomous snakes found in Arizona.

  • Arizona Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum)
  • Arizona Mountain Kingsnake (Lampropeltis pyromelana)
  • Arizona Patch-nosed Snake (Salvadora hexalepis)
  • Blackneck Garter Snake (Thamnophis cyrtopsis)
  • Blind Snake
  • Checkered Garter Snake (Thamnophis marcianus)
  • Coachwhip Snake (Red Racer)
  • Common Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula)
  • Desert Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula splendida)
  • Desert Rosy Boa (Lichanura trivirgata)
  • Glossy Snake
  • Gopher Snake
  • Ground Snake
  • King Snake (Lampropeltis)
  • Long-nosed snake (Rhinocheilus lecontei)
  • Saddled Leafnose Snake (Phyllorhynchus browni)
  • Sonoran Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer affinis)
  • Spotted Leafnose Snake (Phyllorhynchus decurtatus)
  • Western Hognose Snake (Heterodon nasicus)

Venomous Snakes Found in Arizona

Below are the venomous snakes found in Arizona.

  • Arizona Black Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerebus)
  • Arizona Coral Snake aka Western Coral Snake (Micruroides euryxanthus)
  • Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi willardi)
  • Banded Rock Rattlesnake (Crotalus lepidus)
  • Grand Canyon Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus abyssus)
  • Great Basin Rattlesnake (Crotalus lutosus)
  • Hopi Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis nuntius)
  • Lyre Snake (Colubrinae Trimorphodon)
  • Mexican Vine Snake (Oxybelis aeneus)
  • Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus) 
  • Night Snake (Hypsiglena torquata)
  • Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus)
  • Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis) 
  • Sidewinder Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes)
  • Southwestern Blackhead Snake (Tantilla hobartsmithi)
  • Speckled Rattlesnake (Crotalus mitchelli) 
  • Twin-Spotted Rattlesnake (Crotalus pricei)
  • Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) 
  • Western Shovelnose Snake (Sonora occipitalis)

Snakes Found in Arizona