Lighthouse Will Be Closed for Seismic Retrofit April 7 through May 16
The Lighthouse is undergoing a Seismic retrofit and will be closed from April 7 - May 16. Visitors can still access the Assistant Keepers Quarters exhibit from the south door, Lighthouse Comfort Station, and Kelp Forest Overlook. Call 619-557-5450.
Visitor Center Scheduled to be Closed May 19 through June 16
The Visitor Center will be undergoing a Seismic Retrofit and will be closed. 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
Schedule Of Events
Click here to see a Google Calendar for events at Cabrillo National Monument.
2014 Schedule of Events
January 11 & 12 - Whale Watch and Intertidal Festival; Jan 11 Low tide is -0.1 at 1:08pm, Jan 12 is -0.4 at 1:45pm
January 11 – Be a VIP at Cabrillo National Monument! Learn how you can help out and protect our national treasures, Volunteer Recruitment Meeting 5:30pm, RSVP to e-mail us
January 18 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Watersheds, location Cabrillo National Monument, 2:00pm
February 15 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Inter-tidal Ecology, location La Jolla Shores/ Scripps Pier, 1:00pm
March 15 – Cabrillo Lights up the Night, (re-scheduled centennial fundraiser, for tickets visit www.cnmf.org)
March 22 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Native Plants, location Torrey Pines, 11:00am
April 19 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Wild Flowers, location Tecolote Canyon, 10:00am
April 19 - 27- National Parks Week (free admission and special ranger programs all week)
April 26- Junior Ranger Day – 1pm Ranger guided park tour and special Jr. Ranger Program Activities!
May 17 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Ornithology, location Living Coast Discovery Center, 10:00am
May 26 – Memorial Day, special park hours 12pm-8pm. Open Bunker Day and Ranger guided sunset walk
May 31 - – Be a VIP at Cabrillo National Monument! Learn how you can help out and protect our national treasures, Volunteer Recruitment Meeting 3:00pm, RSVP to e-mail us
June 7 – Southern California Parks, Musuems and Open Spaces Day (10am-4pm)
June 28 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Coastal Sage and Eddy, location Cabrillo National Monument, 2:00pm
July 4 – Fireworks Viewing Extravaganza 6pm, for tickets visit, www.friendsofcabrillo.org
July 26 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Ethnobotany, location Mission Trails Regional Park, 10:00am August 23 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; History of San Diego, location Old Town State Park, 1:00pm
August 23 - Be a VIP at Cabrillo National Monument! Learn how you can help out and protect our national treasures, Volunteer Recruitment Meeting 6:00pm, RSVP to e-mail us
August 25 –Lighthouse Open Tower Day (10am-3:30pm)
September 20 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Habitat Fragmentation, location Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, 10:00pm
September 20 & 27 – Be a tide pool educator! Tide pool Volunteer Training, 9am – 4:30, RSVP to e-mail us
September 27 & 28 - Cabrillo Festival, www.cabrillofestival.org
October 8 – CNMF Annual Moonwalk, for tickets visit www.cnmf.org
October 18 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; San Diego Maritime History, location San Diego Maritime Museum, 10:00am
November 8 - Dusty Socks Club Hike; Wetlands, location Tijuana Estuary Preserve, 2:00pm November 15 - Lighthouse Open Tower Day (10am-3:30pm)
Dec 6 & 7 - Fort Rosecrans Goes to War, Pearl Harbor Commemoration Event
December 6 – 1940s Swing Dance 6pm (ticketed event www.cnmf.org)
December 13 Dusty Socks Club Hike; San Diego Bay, location Cabrillo National Monument, 10:00am
December 25 – Park Closed
Every 4th Saturday of the month – Join the Fort Rosecrans 19th Coast Artillery WWII re-enactors and tour the Military History Bunker Battery E.
Did You Know?
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.