A Voyage of Exploration at Cabrillo National Monument

Climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources. Join us and embark on your own Voyage of Exploration.

Photo of Low Tide in the Tidepools at Cabrillo
Low Tide in the Tidepools

Low tide in the tidepools at Cabrillo

Old Point Loma Lighthouse in Spring
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

The Old Point Loma Lighthouse with Spring Wildflowers

Statue of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

Learn about the history and discoveries of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

Last updated: April 30, 2024

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1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106


619 523-4285

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