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Cattle Point

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Birdwatching, Whale watching
Description: Rocky promontory on San Juan Island that offers a dramatic view of the whales and wildlife of Puget Sound.
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Ogden, Utah
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165 reviews 165 reviews
55 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This beach is covered with large piles of driftwood. It is also a great place for rock hounds, there are a lot of agates.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We drove to Cattle Point and hiked to the lighthouse. It was a very short walk through a grass field and from the lighthouse we could hike down to the rocky shore. The kids loved looking for crabs and exploring the shore. The adventure did not take long and was worth the time!

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Dana Point, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Over the top awesome, a must stop if your going to san juan islands by the way give bikes a lot of room and follow the speed limit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Views were a lot like Big Sur but few crowds and lovely weather. Great spot to comb the beach and have a picnic. We actually biked there from Roche Harbor.

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Redmond, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The drive along the Cattle Point Road was really scenic and one can halt at the American Camp, Jakle's Lagoon, Lighthouse and the trail. Shall explore this place again next time.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

You could see the water and the beaches or rocks and it was beautiful. If there Orcas we could have seen them there/

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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Beautiful views of the sea and surrounding islands from a bluff above the sea. Lots of wildlife spotted on drive to Cattle Point - red fox, bald eagle, deer, gulls. But it was very windy and cold there. Some nicely painted houses nearby and an interesting looking cove farther down the road.

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Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It was well worth the drive down to the south end of the island to spend some time exploring the beach, rocks and tide pools. Only drawback was, the restroom didn't have any toilet paper, so keep some napkins with you!

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WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stopped here to eat lunch on a picnic table. We enjoyed the views of the other islands and saw that they have arrow markers for the distances of other islands on the rocks.

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Brentwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

It was beautiful after 2 days of snow. So clear and I could see so far! The wind was very cold. It was Feb and we had just had 2 days of snow, but wouldn't have missed it.

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