• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument


    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: October 28 all day, October 29 9am-12pm, November 6, 2014 12pm-5pm. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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Low Tide
Low Tide -1.5 ft
High Tide
High Tide +7.3 ft
Solitary Anemone
Rosy Nudibranch, also called Hopkins Rose.
Green Abalone
Giant Keyhole Limpet
Knobby Seastar
Knobby Seastar
Bat Star
Sandcastle Worms
Sandcastle Worms
Gooseneck Barnacles
Gooseneck Barnacles

Did You Know?

Bayside Trail

Did you know that the coastal sage scrub habitat found at Cabrillo National Monument is one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world? Only 10-15% of the original habitat now exists. Once the dominant ecosystem, the coastal sage scrub community now only exists in small remnant pockets.