• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

History & Culture

Lighthouse Window
Even a humble lighthouse windowsill can contain a lot of history and stories.
NPS Photo
 

History is a critical mission of many national parks, and Cabrillo National Monument is no exception. Sixteenth century exploration, 19th century lighthouses, and military history are all important elements here; click on a topic above to learn more.

Did You Know?

Tidepools

Did you know that the tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument are one of the last and best-preserved rocky Intertidal areas open to the public in Southern California?