• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    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: September 20, September 27, October 28 - 29, November 6, 2014. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Military Reenlistments at the Park

Statue Plaza
The Statue Plaza is a beautiful location for your small reenlistment ceremony.
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Bluff Event Site
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Bluff Event Site is a scenic place for your larger reenlistment ceremony.
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REENLISTMENT CEREMONY GUIDELINES

To help you determine if Cabrillo National Monument is the best choice for your Department of Defense reenlistment ceremony, we offer the following guidelines:

• A Special Use Permit is required and is obtained in advance. Please contact Park Ranger Martin Lane to request a Permit Worksheet.

• Reenlistment ceremonies with less than 15 people are allowed in the Statue Plaza.

• Ceremonies with more than 15 people may be held in the Bluff Event Area.

• Ceremonies should start before 9:00 AM and must conclude by 10:00 AM.

• Receptions with cake, cookies, coffee, or other refreshments are not permitted.

• The park entrance station opens at 9:00 AM. If the ceremony will begin after 9:00 AM, a fee waiver must be obtained. To obtain a fee waiver, fax your request on official letter head to (619) 226-6311.

• All vehicles must be parked in the main parking area.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

To obtain a Permit Worksheet, or to learn more about holding a reenlistment ceremony at Cabrillo National Monument, please contact:




Marty_Lane@nps.gov (619) 523-4568

Neil_Heller@nps.gov

(619) 523-4577
Ralph_Jones@nps.gov
(619) 523-4563

Did You Know?

Lighthouse

Did you know that assistant lighthouse keeper Maria Israel of the Old Point Loma Lighthouse made and sold shell picture frames? Today, you can see one of the frames made by Maria still hanging in the lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument.