• 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.

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?

Lighthouse lantern

Did you know that, back in the mid- to late-1800s, children of lightkeepers at the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument had to row a boat from Point Loma to Old Town San Diego to get to school?