Two small oval shaped pink slugs with pink soft spikes

What’s In the Tidepools? – March 2022

(NPS Photo/T. Woods) 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? – March 2022

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

People walking along rocky shore adjacent to sandstone cliffs

Cabrillo’s Tidepools Made the Top Ten List

According to treehugger.com, our rocky intertidal made the top 10 list of beaches in North America for exploring tidepools. We made the list at #9, but one advantage of our location is we have rules enforced for the tidepools to help protect them. We always knew we had a special place here and it’s nice to see others appreciate it as well. Have you been … Continue reading Cabrillo’s Tidepools Made the Top Ten List

A view of the ocean from a cliff edge with large boulders in the foreground

What’s in the Tidepools? – June 2021

(NPS Photo/P. Geisler) 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 contribute by submitting your memorable photos and/or short … Continue reading What’s in the Tidepools? – June 2021