• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • Lighthouse Will Be Closed for Seismic Retrofit April 7 through May 16

    The Lighthouse is undergoing a Seismic retrofit and will be closed from April 7 - May 16. Visitors can still access the Assistant Keepers Quarters exhibit from the south door, Lighthouse Comfort Station, and Kelp Forest Overlook. Call 619-557-5450.

  • Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed May 19 through June 16

    The Visitor Center will be undergoing a Seismic Retrofit and will be closed. Visitors will still be able to access the Auditorium, Ballast View and the East Patio. These dates are subject to change. Please call 619 557-5450 for updated information

  • National Parks Week

    Come Join us during National Parks Week April 19-27. You can see the schedule here. More »

Making a Reservation

Advance reservations are necessary for all Ranger-led programs, tidepool permits, and fee waivers.


To request a reservation, please visit our Education Reservation Website.



If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us!


Address: Cabrillo National Monument
Education Programs
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106-3601

Fax: (619)226-6311

E-Mail: cabr.education@gmail.com

Please note that we need two weeks to process your request. A reservation confirmation and fee waiver will be mailed to you. Please ensure that all drivers in your group have a copy of the fee waiver.

Enjoy your field trip to Cabrillo National Monument!







Did You Know?

CNMF Bookstore

Did you know that Cabrillo National Monument Foundation has original interpretive and educational items not found at any other national park?