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Cabrillo Under the Stars

After a 2 year hiatus, Cabrillo Under the Stars will take place as a live event on Saturday, May 21, 2022.  Proceeds from this event help to sponsor the many Park Discovery, youth education and volunteer services that would otherwise not be possible at Cabrillo National Monument.  The event is highly popular and likely to sellout very quickly.  Once again it is an opportunity to enjoy … Continue reading Cabrillo Under the Stars

A large orange goldfish under a rock

What’s In the Tidepools? – February 2022

(NPS Photo/M. Rose) Our dedicated volunteers at Cabrillo National Monument take photos of the exciting flora and fauna down in the tidepools! We want to try and capture the wonderful photos that volunteers are taking in the tidepool area. This blog post is published on a monthly basis, but we need your help. We encourage you to keep contributing by submitting your memorable photos and/or … Continue reading What’s In the Tidepools? – February 2022

Tan sandstone cliffs along a rocky beach. Gray pillowy clouds cover the sky.

Time Lapse Video of Changing Tides

A time lapse video was created on January 31, 2022 of the changing tides at Cabrillo National Monument. The video was created over nine hours showing the progression from high tide (+7.3 feet) around 8am going to a low tide (-2.0 feet) around 3pm. As the tide recedes from the cliffs, visitors start exploring the tidepools. The number of visitors can range from several hundred … Continue reading Time Lapse Video of Changing Tides