• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • Cabrillo National Monument Theater Closed on Selected Dates

    Due to National Park Service alternate uses, the Cabrillo National Monument theater will be closed to the public on the following dates: September 20, September 27, October 28 - 29, November 6, 2014. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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?

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?