Cabrillo National Monument

Superintendent Name: 
Tom Workman
Cabrillo National Monument boasts the story of John Rodriguez Cabrillo, who upon climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to this rich historic story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a bounty of cultural and natural resources. Come visit the park and embark on your own Voyage of Discovery!
Park Open Info: 
Year-round
Park Closed Info: 
Year-round
Park Acreage: 
159.94
Highest Point: 
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Highest Point Elevation: 
422 feet
Visitor Count: 
804826
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Pacific Ocean; New Point Loma Lighthouse; Old Point Loma Lighthouse; San Diego Harbor
Entrance Fees: 
Individual Pass (valid for seven days): $3; Motorcycle Pass (valid for seven days): $3; Vehicle Pass (valid for seven days): $5
Nearest Major City: 
San Diego, CA
Gateway Communities: 
Coronado, CA ; San Diego, CA; National City, CA; Chula Vista, CA; Imperial Beach, CA; Lemon Grove, CA
Nearby Airports: 
San Diego International Airport (SAN)