The 61,000-acre Rattlesnake National Recreation Area, part of the Lolo National Forest, is positioned at the northern city limits of Missoula. The beautiful topography features ridges, valleys, peaks, basin lakes, and a diverse array of orchids. Apr 23, 2018. A 79-year-old man hiking on Mt. Tamalpais in the Bay Area had to be airlifted to a hospital Sunday after suffering several rattlesnake bites. Jul 7, 2011. If you're in an…