Ranger Marty retired on July 31 from Cabrillo. It is fitting that he retired on World Ranger Day, a day to honor park rangers around the world who are on the front line to protect the world’s natural heritage. Can you find him in the photo? We want to congratulate Marty for his years of dedication and service to Cabrillo. He was (and is) a … Continue reading Thank You Ranger Marty!
New waysides are continuing to be installed around Cabrillo. The latest waysides have been installed down at the Tidepools. Three out of four have been completed, including one wayside showing views of high and low tide. VIPs Joel, Bob and Dan have been assisting Ranger George in installing the new waysides. When we had a lot of concrete work to do, we brought Rangers Rudy … Continue reading Out With The Old, In With The New
By VIP Karen Scanlon Once a dusty hamlet and a boomtown gone bust, today San Diego is the eighth largest city in the nation. Put on your party hats—July 16 marks the 250thanniversary of “America’s Finest City” and the celebration is underway. “The San Diego we know today began on July 16, 1769 with the dedication of Mission San Diego de Alcala by Spanish friars … Continue reading San Diego Commemorates 250 Years A Broad Sweep of Our City’s History
On Saturday July 13 at 10:00 am Ranger Elizabeth, Ranger Julieanne and Community Volunteer Ambassador Setara will be hosting a Visitor Center Training.This is an opportunity for current VC volunteers, new VC volunteers, or people who are interested in working the desk to come together and gets some hands-on training. Everyone is welcome! It will last one hour and coffee and donuts will be provided. … Continue reading Training Opportunity – Visitor Center
SAN DIEGO, CA – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 842,000 visitors to Cabrillo National Monument in 2018 spent $49.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 654 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the San Diego economy of $67.5 million. “Cabrillo National Monument welcomes visitors from across the country and around the world,” said … Continue reading Did You Know – TOURISM TO CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT CREATES $67.5 MILLION IN ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR SAN DIEGO REGIONAL ECONOMY
Snakes on a plane, we mean trail. While working on the Bayside Trail installing new waysides, this gopher snake wanted to see what we were doing. As the weather gets warmer, this is a good time to remind everyone, including visitors, to be observant when walking around the park. To learn more about the reptiles and amphibians at Cabrillo here are some documents from the … Continue reading Snakes On A Trail