• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed Until August 8

    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?

Native flora

Did you know that there are over three hundred native plants found within Cabrillo National Monument?