• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument


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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

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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?

Whale tail

Did you know that Pacific Gray Whales can dive to more than 200 feet and can stay underwater for as long as 20 minutes?