• 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

Gastropods

Gastropod
Gastropods are an integral part of the tidepool ecosystem at Cabrillo National Monument.
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Click here for the technical report on the anthropogenic impacts and historical decline in body size of rocky intertidal gastropods, from Ecology Letters (2003).

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?