• 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

Animals

Barnacles
Barnacles are animals too!  Click on "Tidepool Animals" to the left to learn more about these and other critters that live in the intertidal zone.
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Cabrillo National Monument and the Point Loma peninsula are home to a wide variety of animals that have adapted to this environmental island. Click on a topic to the left to learn more.

Did You Know?

Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Did you know that the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument was one of the first lighthouses on the West Coast?