History and Culture
History is an important resource of Cabrillo National Monument. When you visit, you can find out about Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, 16th century exploration, 19th century lighthouses, and World War I and II military history and coastal defense. Click on one of the topics above to learn more!
Did You Know?
Did you know that over 200 species of birds have been recorded at Cabrillo National Monument, including land, shore, and sea birds.