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Cattle Point

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Good Coastal Views -- But That's It

Interesting driftwood-strewn beaches. Major logs to negotiate to put toes on the sand/gravel!s. On... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rescue, California
Very pretty place to watch the water

The currents flow in a variety of directions, so the water looks very interesting. It was nice to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jerilyn S
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Rocky promontory on San Juan Island that offers a dramatic view of the whales and wildlife of Puget Sound.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting driftwood-strewn beaches. Major logs to negotiate to put toes on the sand/gravel!s. On a really clear day, the Olympic Penninsula should be spectacular across the water.

Thank osffan2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The currents flow in a variety of directions, so the water looks very interesting. It was nice to just sit and watch the water, very soothing and pleasant. You can see, but not walk to, the light house, FYI. The drive to Cattle Point is...More

Thank Jerilyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop on the San Juan Island Scenic Byway drive and we were blown away by the view! Fabulous views of the water and mountains all around! There is a lighthouse that you can walk to; it was under construction so we...More

Thank LHWIndiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting San Juan Island, Cattle Point is one the most beautiful locations on the island. If you are a hiker, the paths are well marked and you can walk along the coast for quite a distance. One of my most favorite spots.

Thank Howard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was some construction when we went, but the views were very nice and you could go out and sit on the rocks and relax, taking in the sun and views for a while. Nice spot to stop for a bit.

Thank Elena R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best thing to do on the island is visiting the cattle point. A short hike through the rocks takes you to the most spectacular views of Mount Baker, Goose Island and surrounding areas. Detailed descriptions around the history of the place adds to the...More

Thank mayankmig25
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A great way yo understand the history of the island. An easy walk down to Grandmas cove where we met a fox who followed us down the beach.

Thank pheasantfamily2017
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Another wonderful spot on San Juan Islands! My wife and I walked around the park enjoying the beaches, the views and the exploration. Saw lots of eagles, took in the fresh air and sights of nature at every turn of our heads.

Thank Bret C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

There were a couple of unmarked pull offs overlooking the ocean from where we saw 2 sets of orcas. Beautiful part of the island.

Thank keysolutions
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Cattle Point is a beautiful beach with spectacular views. The area is so clean and the air is so pure. The views are outstanding. If you are on San Juan Island you have to visit Cattle Point. It's that good.

Thank garda19
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