• 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

Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument

Sunrise behind Cabrillo statue
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Written by Susan Lehmann, An Embarrassment of Riches: The Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument is a thorough, well documented history covering the changing administration, use, and image of the monument from its inception to the mid-1980s. Relationships with other agencies and the local community receive particular attention.

Originally published in 1987 by Cabrillo Historical Association (now Cabrillo National Monument Foundation).

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Did You Know?

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