• 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?

Whale tail

Did you know that Pacific Gray Whales make one of the longest migrations of all mammals? They travel approximately 12,000 miles from the Arctic to Baja California and back again, and can be seen on their southward migration from Cabrillo National Monument.