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Cattle Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse on San Juan Island, off the coast of Washington. It's first light was a lens lantern on a post erected in 1888. In 1921, the US Navy installed a radio compass station The modern 34 foot, octagonal, concrete tower on Cattle Point was erected in 1935. The lighthouse received a temporary makeover in 1984, when it was used as a backdrop for an Exxon television commercial. This rocky, windswept point provides a panoramic view of wildlife moving through the narrow channel between San Juan and Lopez Islands. View the Cattle Point Lighthouse surrounded by grazing land that was once a Hudson's Bay Company cattle and sheep ranch. The area's unique mix of habitats draws species from eagles to orcas. In the distance is Mount Baker in the Cascade range.