: I saw a maroon colored snake w/ white
: rings all the way down it's body. It
: was in the woods in Middlebury, CT on a
: path that was close to water but it was
: on dry land. It was small, maybe a foot
: long. I can't find it on any web site.
Try looling up "Eastern Milk Snake" on Google. Also look up Eastern King Snake - when they are ready to shed, they can be strange colors.
The Appalachian Naturalist