October 2014 Rattlesnake Canyon Joshua Tree Backpacking Trip CLICK A THUMBNAIL TO VIEW THE FULL SIZE PICTURE. YOU CAN SCROLL THROUGH THE FULL SIZED PICTURES BY MOVING YOUR CURSOR TO THE LEFT OR RIGHT EDGE NEAR THE CENTER AND PRESSING THE ARROW, OR TAPPING THE EDGE (MOBILE DEVICES). Trip report here. General route of the Rattlesnake Canyon Loop Bottom of Rattlesnake Canyon One of several pools of water. More water — this pool was cleaner. Looking back at the oasis after resting and re-hydrating and filling my water bottles.