Cabrillo National Monument Resumes Full Operations

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With the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Cabrillo National Monument resumed regular operations on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The park is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tide pools are open every day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm.

Cabrillo National Monument’s employees and volunteers are happy to be back at work, serving the American people and welcoming visitors to their national parks.

We invite you to join us for upcoming events! Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 from 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. is Cabrillo National Monument Foundation’s Sunrise 5K Fun Run & Walk. The route takes runners and walkers around the park’s most famous landmarks before dropping down 200 feet in elevation on the Bayside Trail. Spectacular 360-degree views await all participants, including a pristine view of downtown San Diego and Coronado as the sun rises over the city. Visit for more information and to register!

On February 23, 2019 from 10 a.m – 11 a.m., Cabrillo National Monument Foundation is hosting a Naturally Speaking Science Education Series event on San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You! This series is usually reserved only for CNMF members, however we are inviting everyone to hear this fascinating talk from Alex Warneke, Deputy Director of Climate Science Alliance. Visit for more information and to register!

Cabrillo National Monument offers an annual pass for $35 for unlimited entry to the park for 12 months. There are also free or discounted passes available for senior citizens, active duty military, fourth grade students and their accompanying family, and disabled citizens.

Free entry to Cabrillo National Monument will be available on the following dates:

●       Saturday, April 20 – Start of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day

●       Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary

●       Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day

●       Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day

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