National Public Lands Day 2022

Last Saturday was National Public Lands Day and Cabrillo hosted an activity table for Junior Rangers. We want to give a special shoutout to VIP Mary for using her art skills to help out. She painted a tree for Cabrillo that allowed Junior Rangers and their families to fingerpaint their “promise leaves” onto it. Thank you, Mary! It was a busy day due to also … Continue reading National Public Lands Day 2022

Lighthouse at night lit up with purple and gold.

Women’s Equality Day

As a follow up to yesterday’s post, VIP Sandy reminded us that today is the 102nd anniversary of the 19th Amendment. So let’s celebrate women everywhere. Two years ago, for the 100th anniversary, Cabrillo had a multi-day celebration lighting up the lighthouse in purple and gold. It was a wonderful event. You can revisit that celebration from a previous VIPVoice post. It’s hard to believe … Continue reading Women’s Equality Day

A fiery red sunset over the Pacific Ocean viewed from the Kelp Forest Overlook at Cabrillo National Monument.

Cabrillo Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends

Cabrillo National Monument News Release Release Date: May 24, 2022  Contact: Elizabeth Skinner 619-885-5675 (   San Diego, CA – Cabrillo National Monument will be open until sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Friday, May 27 for Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, September 4 of Labor Day weekend. The tidepool area will be open until 30 minutes before sunset. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., … Continue reading Cabrillo Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends

Cabrillo Stay at Home Quiz #3

Today’s quiz was created by VIP Jack. It is a flower and plant field trip. As Jack says: Here are a selection of flowers I have photographed while roving the monument. The challenge is to identify the flower, and the location within the monument where the picture was taken. Some of the pictures go back a couple of years, so the backgrounds may have changed. See which ones you … Continue reading Cabrillo Stay at Home Quiz #3