By Ryan Sullivan, Interdisciplinary Apprentice I am so excited to announce the unveiling of my baby- Nature Walk through History, an interpretive hike along Bayside Trail. I have been working on this for several months and after so much reading (seriously, so much), four completely different outlines, two practice runs, and a lot of pep talks, she’s finally here! I will be leading guests on … Continue reading Coming soon! A new walking tour of Bayside Trail!
Repair work has begun on the Bayside Trail. Fences have been set up at the top of Battery Humphreys road (With unlocked gate for authorized vehicles only), and at the trailhead. Navy personnel will still be allowed access to Battery Humphreys. Construction is expected to continue through 1/15/15, and depending on weather could be extended. As a reminder, the Bayside Trail is a signed construction site, … Continue reading Bayside Trail Closed
Join us this weekend at Cabrillo for the Move to Improve Challenge!! Schedule of Activities Saturday, August 9, 2014 9am – Park Opens 9am – 4pm – Exhibitor Fair (visitor center complex) 9am – Citizen Science Biodiversity Challenge – Bayside Team. Register on Eventbrite through our website: http://www.nps.gov/cabr 10am – 3:30pm – Lighthouse Chores Obstacle Race (traffic circle) 12pm – A Green Learning Adventure, a … Continue reading Move to Improve – Saturday, Aug. 9th
To the Crew, Good views up at Cabrillo. Reptiles are on the move so you have chances to appreciate their iridescence. We had the pleasure of observing a rattlesnake eat a lizard outside the break room last week. Be aware of their presence when you are out and about the Park. Hope you are all having fun “Going Wild” during National Parks Week. I am … Continue reading Lord What Fools These Mortals Be!
According to the Farmer’s Almanac, Native Americans called the April full moon the “Pink Moon” because it heralded the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox, one of the first spring flowers. You can watch the “Pink Moon” rise from the most spectacular viewing spot in San Diego: Cabrillo National Monument. Join us from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, April 15 … Continue reading Pink Moon Walk
After this weekend’s much-needed rains, it’s important to remember that water does a number on our sandstone cliffs in the park. It can weaken the sandstone and make the cliffs unstable for quite some time after the rains have stopped. Please keep this in mind as you’re walking through the park along the Bayside Trail, on the bluffs by the Military History Exhibit, and in … Continue reading Cliff Safety