• 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

  • National Parks Week

    Come Join us during National Parks Week April 19-27. You can see the schedule here. More »

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?

CNMF Bookstore

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