• 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

Status and Trends - A Fifteen Year Report

Barnacles
Barnacles are one of dozens of species that inhabit the tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument.
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In order to gain information to conserve the tidepool communities unimpaired for future generations, the National Park Service has been engaged in a monitoring effort through the Cabrillo Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Program (CRIMP) since 1990. Click here to download the 15 year report.

Did You Know?

Harbor view

Did you know that Cabrillo National Monument boasts one of the best harbor views in the world? On clear winter days, you can experience a panorama that stretches from Mexico to the snow-capped mountains east of Los Angeles.