Cattle Point

Cattle Point, Friday Harbor: Address, Cattle Point Reviews: 4.5/5

Cattle Point
4.5
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Rocky promontory on San Juan Island that offers a dramatic view of the whales and wildlife of Puget Sound.
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GoAlong2
Seattle, WA810 contributions
Great View
Jul 2021
We followed the trail through the grassy field towards the little lighthouse on the bluff and were rewarded with great views across the straits to the other islands and mountains in the distance. A steep trail down to the waters edge led us to rocks and tide pools with sea creatures sheltering in the small pools. It's a great spot for a nice walk and exploring.
Written August 30, 2021
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Andy W
Harrisonburg, VA213 contributions
Bald Eagles
Aug 2021 • Couples
Drove down from the American Camp National Historic Park. It is a short drive and stopped to hike out to the lighthouse. Then continued to the parking lot at Cattle Point. Spent time looking at the shore birds nesting on the islands in the channels. As I walked back to the car, spotted two bald eagles in the pine trees right across the road. It was a highlight of my trip.
Written August 9, 2021
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cohoman
Sammamish, WA1,854 contributions
Beautiful scenery
Jul 2021 • Family
The lighthouse itself is very underwhelming, as it is very small and has fake painted windows on the sides. But the view of the water is spectacular. Definitely worth a visit for just the scenery, and we did see a fox running around the trails.
Written July 20, 2021
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Robert77096
Missouri City, TX257 contributions
Nice views
Jul 2021
Very nice views in all directions. You can go up to the lighthouse or down to the beach. Either way, very pretty.
Written July 20, 2021
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Mary_W
Calabasas, CA436 contributions
Beautiful vista
Sep 2020
Clear days afford view all the way over to Olympic National Park in the distance. Bring your own picnic lunch -
Written January 29, 2021
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lilly_happy_traveler
La Conner, WA8 contributions
Great beach!
Jan 2021 • Couples
This is a great beach to walk along and explore. We went when it was mid-tide so the tidal pools with sea anemones and all the other fun creatures weren’t accessible. It still was a great place to explore. There weren’t many people there on a Saturday which was great, albeit it is January in the midst of covid. I would definitely come back here.
Written January 16, 2021
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kiffieh
Belleair Beach, FL20 contributions
Unusual beauty
Sep 2020
We discovered this area and hiked and just watched nature go by-the hawks, the foxes, the clouds, the water. Highly recommend this area on your trip to San Juan Island.
Written September 29, 2020
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Pauli C
Seattle, WA254 contributions
Beautiful location, a bit more difficult to access
Sep 2020 • Couples
The lighthouse is a bit off the road. You can park at the state park with a discover pass. We chose to do this and walk the beach. At the state park, there was a very friendly fox.. I was reading some crackers and the fox followed me around for a good 10 minutes. I did not feed it.. but boy ward it hoping I would.

The lighthouse and park are on a point, so you get to see views from a couple of different angles.

The rocks are a bit rugged up to three lighthouse from the beach, but the views are phenomenal.

We walked back along the path on the road. There is parallel parking just before the park for the lighthouse trail.
Written September 21, 2020
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Hugapugor2
Connecticut16 contributions
Amazing views
Jul 2020
Cattle Point is my favorite spot on the island! The views are amazing! You can walk around or just sit in your car..
Written July 27, 2020
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Damien P
Seattle, WA61 contributions
One of the most scenic bike rides
Jul 2020
We were biking on the island and rode to Cattle Point. The views of the Olympic Mountains and the Haro Strait were spectacular. There was a nice picnic area where we ate lunch and a nice walk to a lighthouse. This is a must do for cyclists.
Written July 24, 2020
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