• 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

Tidepool Monitoring Volunteers

Tidepools at Cabrillo National Monument
Volunteer Tidepool Monitors provide a critical service to Cabrillo National Monument, and help ensure the health of this fragile resource.
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Since 1990, Cabrillo National Monument has been engaged in a long-term monitoring effort of the tidepools. Thirteen key species are being monitored using four types of study techniques during spring and fall - and volunteers are a key component of the research. Click here for a in-depth primer for Tidepool Monitoring Volunteers.

Did You Know?

Vintage Travel

Did you know that you can visit Cabrillo National Monument 364 days a year, seven days a week, including all weekends and holidays, except for Christmas?