Gray Whale Festival – A Celebration of Migration

Please join Cabrillo National Monument in celebrating the longest marine mammal migration by attending our Gray Whale Festival on January 25th, 2020. During this event, we will have park staff and whalers from the Natural History Museum at the whale overlook to point out Pacific Gray Whales for you. There will also be booths set up near the visitor center by other ocean-minded organizations to … Continue reading Gray Whale Festival – A Celebration of Migration

California King Tides Project

King Tides are coming January 10-12 and February 8-9! The California King Tides Project is raising awareness about sea level rise and help communities plan for the future. You can help by taking and sharing photos of the highest high tides of the year. Find out what time the King Tides will be near you. Learn how to participate by uploading your photos via a web browser or app. Check … Continue reading California King Tides Project

Open Tower Day – November 15, 2019

Open Tower Day was held on November 15. Thank you to all the people who helped make this a success. The format was changed this year to use a ticketing system. Groups were led through the lighthouse, ten at a time. The weather was perfect and everyone had a good time. This new system for Open Tower Day might lead to the possibility of having … Continue reading Open Tower Day – November 15, 2019

NPS Archives – Visitor Center Complex, 1967

Visitor Center Restrooms Will Be Under Construction Starting December 9, 2019

The bathrooms at the Visitor Center will be closed starting December 9 for remodeling. This project is scheduled to take 3-6 months. Portable facilities will be provided during construction, and additional facilities are available at the lighthouse and tidepool areas. This project is funded by park entrance fees. Your fee dollars at work! Continue reading Visitor Center Restrooms Will Be Under Construction Starting December 9, 2019

Audio Description & Tactile Guide

You may have seen these round disks on the new waysides around the park. but you may not know why they are there. These disks accompany the Audio Description and Tactile Guide for the visually impaired. The guide and the disks include a Braille translation to assist the visitor. The guide divides the park into five areas, each of which contain waysides. Each wayside has … Continue reading Audio Description & Tactile Guide