A Guide to the Amphibians
and Reptiles of California
California Snakes Range Maps
These maps illustrate the general historical range of indigenous and introduced snakes in California. Red, or another color indicated below the map, shows this distribution. In some cases, a snake's current range may be fragmented or considerably diminished from the range shown here. Click on the name link for more pictures and information about a particular snake.
Click on a map to see the range with physical features in the background.