Admission to Cabrillo National Monument includes both the Tidepools and Lighthouse/Statue areas.
No refunds are given due to inclement weather or high tides.
Preferred payment method is Credit/Debit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express). Cash is only accepted in limited circumstances.
Checks can be used, but a Tax I.D. or social security number is required.
Receipts and electronic scanned images including photographs of passes are NOT valid for entry. All passes must be physically presented at the Entrance Station. The Cabrillo Annual Park Pass is the only pass that can be purchased online from Recreation.gov and presented digitally to the Entrance Station.
Cabrillo Pass and Fees
Cabrillo National Monument Annual Pass - $35 (U.S. Dollars)
Annual pass providing free entrance to Cabrillo National Monument for 12 months from the date of purchase. Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers or a group of 4 entering by foot or bicycle.
• Cabrillo National Monument Vehicle Permit - $20 (U.S. Dollars)
Admits one single, private, non-commercial vehicle and all its passengers.
• Cabrillo National Monument Motorcycle Permit - $15 (U.S. Dollars)
Admits one single, private, non-commercial motorcycle and its passenger(s).
• Cabrillo National Monument Individual Permit - $10/person (U.S. Dollars)
Admits one individual when entering by foot or bicycle. Groups of up to 4 people walking in or on bicycles are capped at $20 total.
Individuals 15 years old and younger are admitted free of charge.
These passes admit the pass owner and any accompanying passengers in a private car.
America the Beautiful—National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Annual Pass - $80
Annual pass covering entrance and standard amenity fees for national parks and other federal fee areas. Valid for 12 months from date of purchase. This replaces the National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Pass.
1 to 6 / ($30)
7 to 25 / ($45)
26 or more / ($100)
Organized Non-Commercial Groups include church groups, college/school groups, scouts, service organizations, military, etc.
All holders of America the Beautiful Interagency Passes, Cabrillo Passes, and those under 16 years of age will be exempt from payment of fees. Passes allow free entrance to individual pass holders under the conditions stated on the pass.
Vehicles with a capacity of 16 or less are charged the $20.00 vehicle permit fee. Vehicles with 17 or more seats will instead be charged the $10 per person individual rate for any passengers that are not free. The total fee charged for an Organized Non-Commercial Group will not exceed $100 per vehicle.