Operating Hours & Seasons

Lighthouse visitors
The Old Point Loma Lighthouse has been welcoming visitors since 1855.

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Cabrillo National Monument is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note the following facility closing times:



Assistant Keepers Quarters Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Bayside Trail 4:00 PM
Bookstore 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Closed Tuesday)
Cabrillo and the Age of Exploration Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Lighthouse 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Military History Exhibit 5:00 PM (Temporarily Closed)
Tidepools 4:30 PM
Entrance Station 5:00 PM
Visitor Information - Ranger Hotline: 619-523-4285 Staffed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


5:00 PM Park Closure

Please note: The main gate into Cabrillo National Monument closes at 5:00 PM, and all visitors must exit the park at 5:00 PM. Public access after 5pm and before 9am is not allowed. This includes walking, jogging, and biking. Any type of entry is not allowed.

Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

Last updated: January 22, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106


(619) 523-4285

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