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Cattle Point

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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Gorgeous

The views here are gorgeous! Easy trail with small kids. Everyone who visits Friday Harbor should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily H
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Phoenix, United States
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Byway Scenic Delight

We were visiting the American Camp and decided to follow the road around to the East. It took us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob R
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Portland, Oregon
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Rocky promontory on San Juan Island that offers a dramatic view of the whales and wildlife of Puget Sound.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“south beach” (26 reviews)
“american camp” (24 reviews)
“on the rocks” (10 reviews)
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA
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"south beach"
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"american camp"
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"on the rocks"
in 10 reviews
"peaceful place"
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"southern tip"
in 3 reviews
"san juan island"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 3 reviews
"light house"
in 9 reviews
"interpretive center"
in 8 reviews
"mount baker"
in 3 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 5 reviews
"short hike"
in 4 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 3 reviews
"take pictures"
in 4 reviews
"sunny day"
in 3 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 4 reviews
"puget sound"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views here are gorgeous! Easy trail with small kids. Everyone who visits Friday Harbor should check this place out.

Thank Emily H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the American Camp and decided to follow the road around to the East. It took us to Cattle Point. The park is compact, easy to walk about, and certainly scenic in it's setting and offerings. The brown lilies were blooming and it...More

Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walking trails. A local hiker pointed out the field of chocolate lilies. We saw eagles! Take a moment to step into the building and read the signs.

Thank Amy B
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is an historic point - the only place in the United States you can see so many national parks in one viewing- from the point island protected forests, to distant forts to where you think Everett is and Ebys landing on Whidbey island. On...More

Thank couplessPS
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The automated light on a small concrete structure at the point is not much up close but from a distance makes for some nice photos. One can see Glacier Peak and the other mountains to the south on the mainland from this vantage point as...More

Thank PullmanCougar
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a nice drive and also great place for picnic and easy hike, also great for listen to sea lions, view sea birds.

Thank crodgers34
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was a gorgeous stop along the Scenic Byway! Very peaceful off season and wonderful picture taking opps. A great place for a picnic as well.

Thank SoozeZK
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Our whale naturalist told us to come to this park to hear Stellar Sea Lions. He was right! We had to use binoculars to see them. We could hear them with no problem. They must come closer at some point during the year because there...More

Thank Arvan2013
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

I actually made it here (and back!!!) on my bike, so am very proud of myself. There is a small interpretive center that no one was staffing in September, when we went. It had very little in it. There are picnic tables and restrooms. There...More

Thank CascadiaPNW
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We stopped here after a 3.5 mile hike for lovely picnic overlooking the water, watching the seagull flight pattern...It appeared to be less traveled than south beach and we had the spot to ourselves...a peaceful location to just be, enjoy each other and nature. Takes...More

Thank Barb E
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hardygirl6868
9 August 2017|
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Response from 959madelynb | Reviewed this property |
Dogs must be on leash, but otherwise welcome. It is to protect wild life and standard practice in state and national parks.
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