Discover the 7 Strongest Snakes You Can Find Slithering Around the U.S.

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Largest venomous snake in North America, known for its potent venom and impressive size.

Burmese Python

Invasive species in Florida, among the largest snakes globally, reaching lengths exceeding 18 feet (5.5 meters).

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Venomous snake with strong venom and an aggressive nature, growing up to 4 to 5 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters).

Timber Rattlesnake

Found in eastern and central U.S., large size, potent venom, and powerful striking ability.

Eastern Indigo Snake

Non-venomous, longest native snake in the U.S., exceeding 8 feet (2.4 meters), known for strength and constriction.

Coachwhip Snake

Non-venomous, agile, and fast-moving species, capable of climbing trees and growing up to 6 to 8 feet (1.8 to 2.4 meters).


Non-venomous snake found in various U.S. regions, reaching lengths of 6 feet (1.8 meters), known for strength and rattlesnake mimicry.