• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed Until Mid to Late July

    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?

Tidepools

Did you know that a fossilized fern was found at the tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument? It is now housed at the San Diego Natural History Museum.