• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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  • 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

  • National Parks Week

    Come Join us during National Parks Week April 19-27. You can see the schedule here. More »

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?

CNMF

Did you know that, since its inception in 1956, Cabrillo National Monument Foundation has donated over $1.5 million to the educational and interpretive efforts of Cabrillo National Monument?