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Cabrillo National Monument

A Voyage of Discovery

A visit to San Diego's "only" National Park offers tremendous views of the San Diego region and excellent opportunities to explore the natural, historical and cultural history of the area. The Visitors Center is a good place to start your exploration of the park.

Neighborhood: Point Loma Peninsula

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr
San Diego, CA 92106

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Contact Info

(619) 557-5450
cnmfkaren@aol.com

Hours

Daily: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Plan Your Cabrillo Visit:

  • Hiking: The two-mile Bayside Trail affords spectacular views of San Diego Bay
  • The tidepool area offers a unique opportunity to view near shore creatures
  • The old lighthouse was built in 1855 as one of the first of 8 on the west coast
  • The military history exhibit explains the role Point Loma played in WWI and WWII
  • The Whale Watch Overlook is the perfect place to spot Gray Whales migrating

Visitor Programs & Store Hours:

  • Cabrillo Visitor Center & Store Open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Films on Cabrillo, Gray Whales and the Tidepools are offered in the Auditorium
  • Open WWII Bunker every 2nd and 4th Saturday
  • Become a Junior Ranger, stop by the Visitor Center today!
  • Cabrillo National Monument is open 365 days a year

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child

Plan Your Cabrillo Visit:

  • Hiking: The two-mile Bayside Trail affords spectacular views of San Diego Bay
  • The tidepool area offers a unique opportunity to view near shore creatures
  • The old lighthouse was built in 1855 as one of the first of 8 on the west coast
  • The military history exhibit explains the role Point Loma played in WWI and WWII
  • The Whale Watch Overlook is the perfect place to spot Gray Whales migrating
  • The Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo exhibit is a museum on the nautical explorer

Visitor Programs & Store Hours:

  • Cabrillo Visitor Center & Store Open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Films on Cabrillo, Gray Whales and the Tidepools are offered in the Auditorium
  • Open WWII Bunker every 2nd and 4th Saturday
  • Become a Junior Ranger, stop by the Visitor Center today!
  • Cabrillo National Monument is open 365 days a year

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Ocean View
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior

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