• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed Until August 8

    The Visitor Center is undergoing a Seismic Retrofit. 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

Tidepool Permits

If your group is larger than 10 persons and you wish to visit the tidepools, a free Tidepool Permit is required. Click here for more information on obtaining a Permit.

VEHICLE ACCESS - PLEASE NOTE

Please remember that access to the coastal area is only by vehicle via Cabrillo Road. Travel by any other means is dangerous and not permitted. There is no pedestrian access. Parking is limited, so we encourage carpools or bus transportation.

Did You Know?

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Did you know that over 200 species of birds have been recorded at Cabrillo National Monument, including land, shore, and sea birds.