A Voyage of Discovery at Cabrillo National Monument
Climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources. Join us and embark on your own Voyage of Discovery.
Becoming a Junior Ranger is a fun and exciting way to explore and learn about your National ParksRead More
To celebrate this historic milestone Cabrillo National Monument's goal in 2013 is to cultivate and expand connections within the San Diego community.Read More
San Salvador Replica
In partnership with the San Diego Maritime Museum, Cabrillo NM is building a replica of San Salvador, Cabrillo's flagship. Click to learn more.Read More
Cabrillo National Monument is rich in natural resources, both on land and in the water. Learn more about the plants and animals found here.Read More
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument was only in service for 36 years? Due to its hilltop location, the light was frequently obscured by low clouds and fog, forcing construction of a new lighthouse closer to the water.