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Guide Spring/Summer 2016
Spring/Summer Visitor Guide for Cabrillo National Monument (NM) in California. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).
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Cabrillo National Monument National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Visitor Guide Spring/Summer 2016 Photo By Bill Griswold Meet Cabrillo’s New Superintendent! Contact Us The National Park Service has selected Andrea Compton to be the next superintendent of Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego. Joshua Tree National Park’s chief of resources management, where she oversaw natural and cultural resources in Joshua Tree’s Mojave and Sonoran desert ecosystems. “Andrea’s proven leadership in park management and experience with the partners, communities, and cultural heritage of San Diego makes her the ideal leader to take Cabrillo National Monument into the National Park Service’s second century,” said Martha Lee, Pacific West Region Deputy regional director. “Cabrillo represents a beautiful blend of natural environments on land and in the water, which together with its rich stories and artifacts represent a part of San Diego’s amazing history,” said Compton. “I am delighted and honored to have been selected for this position. I look forward to rejoining the wonderful staff, volunteers, Cabrillo National Monument Conservancy and Cabrillo National Monument Foundation associates, and the many park partners to celebrate and enjoy San Diego’s national Compton is returning to Cabrillo National Monument, where she began her National Park Service career in 2002. She left the park in 2009 to assume the job of park.” Prior to joining the National Park Service, Compton worked at Mesa College where she taught general biology, and at San Diego State University where she worked with the Field Stations Program. Her business experience includes work with an environmental consulting firm in Portland, Oregon. She holds a master’s degree in fishery and wildlife biology from Colorado State University and a bachelor’s degree in animal ecology from Iowa State University. Welcome aboard, Superintendent Compton! What’s Inside? Mailing Address Support Your Park..........2 Cabrillo National Monument Visitor Information........3 Centennial.......................3 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive Calendar of Events........4 San Diego, CA 92106 News..................................4, 5 Phone 619-557-5450 Annual Passes................6 Park Website www.nps.gov/cabr Park Map..........................7 Junior Ranger.................8 Support Your Park Support Park Partners Volunteer Join us for a volunteer event! Support your local National Park and get involved for one day, one year or the rest of your life. More than 400 active volunteers help maintain the park’s natural and cultural resources. They participate in a variety of projects and represent Cabrillo National Monument throughout San Diego. In 2016, the VIP program will host Centennial Service Days to encourage everyone in the community to come out and volunteer at the park. To learn how you can help visit www.nps.gov, vipvoice.wordpress.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org The Cabrillo National Monument Foundation (CNMF) is a private nonprofit organization which provides support for special projects at Cabrillo National Monument. Since 1956 CNMF has helped the National Park Service with numerous educational and scientific activities at Cabrillo National Monument. The Foundation has published several award winning books on historic and scientific topics relating to the Monument. Revenue for these projects comes through donations, memberships and sales of publications and other educational items. CNMF is one of many National Park Service Cooperating Associations in the U.S.A; these organizations work to enhance the visitor’s experience at the National Parks. www.cnmf.org The Cabrillo National Monument Conservancy (CNMC) is an organization initiated on the 4th of July, 2012 by a group of folks who believed it would be financially advantageous to Cabrillo National Monument Support Park Partners Trails & Rails is an innovative partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak. This program provides rail passengers with educational opportunities that foster an appreciation of a selected region’s natural and cultural heritage; it promotes National Park Service areas and provides a valueadded service to encourage train ridership. It also renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks. www.nps.gov/trails&rails The San Diego Maritime Museum, in partnership with Cabrillo National Monument, built an historically accurate, fully sailable replica of the San Salvador. Construction of the galleon was The San Diego Natural History Museum traces its roots to an enthusiastic group of amateur naturalists, who formed the San Diego Society of Natural History in 1874. It’s mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of southern California and the peninsula of Baja California; and to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment. www.sdnhm.org 2 Visitor Guide Hornblower Cruises & Events, San Diego, has embarked on an exciting partnership with Cabrillo National Monument (CNM), in order to bring greater awareness of this National Park jewel, right (CNM) to complete its circle of national program-level nonprofit partners by adding a friends group, which can assist fundraising in ways not open to a Cooperating Association or the Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) program. CNMC's goal is to expand fundraising to support our park while enhancing CNM's connections with the community - be it San Diegans or all of CNM's national and international visitors. www.friendsofcabrillo.org based on meticulous research in the fields of Early Modern Spanish and Portuguese maritime history and maritime archaeology. The ship was officially introduced to the public on Sept. 4, 2015 as part of the Festival of Sail. This newest addition to the museum’s fleet is now located at the Maritime Museum docks. The ship is open for dockside viewing during normal museum hours while interior construction and rigging continues. www.sdmaritime.org here in San Diego. There will be many opportunities in the near future to cross promote CNM online, through CNM brochures aboard Hornblower public cruise boats, and through Hornblower tour narration content during daily Harbor Tours. Additionally, Hornblower is making discount cruise tickets available at the book store, operated by the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation. A portion of these proceeds will go directly to CNM. www.hornblower.com Visitor Information A visit to Cabrillo offers tremendous views of the San Diego region and excellent opportunities to explore the natural and cultural history of the area. At Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego’s National Park, you can be as active or as relaxed as you like. Here is a list of some of the most popular activities that the park has to offer. Start your visit at the Visitor Center where park staff will orient Tidepooling The rocky intertidal zone, on the western side of Point Loma, is a window into the ocean ecosystem along San Diego’s coast. Periods of low tide cause pools of water to form along the shore in rocky depressions. In them, you may see an assortment of colorful animals, including sea anemones, brittle stars, octopuses, and a host of other creatures. Tidepools are most visible during the winter months. A low tide of 0.7 or below is required to expose the tidepools. Ask a ranger when low tide is to find out the best time to explore the tidepools. If you are interested in learning more about the tidepools and the creatures that live there, ask about show times for the film On the Edge of Land and Sea: The Tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument, which shows daily in the Visitor Center auditorium. Photo By Bill Griswold Whale Watching Each year, the Pacific Gray Whale (Eschricticus robustus) migrates from the Arctic seas to Baja California and back. From late December until the middle of March, visitors can see these enormous mammals just off the coast of Cabrillo National Monument. Check out a pair of binoculars in the Visitor Center (valid ID required), head up to the new Kelp Forest and Whale Overlook, and enjoy watching the whales as they head to and from the lagoons of Baja California. Junior Ranger Programs Cabrillo National Monument is a great place for kids of all ages. The Junior Ranger Programs are fun ways to explore the park, interact with exhibits and talk to a ranger. When you’ve finished this self-guided scavenger hunt, you can receive a Junior Ranger badge and a certificate. Inquire at the Visitor Center for more information. Hiking The Bayside Trail is a scenic twomile round trip trail that takes you through a prime example of the endangered coastal sage scrub habitat. This walk will bring you within 100 feet of San Diego Harbor, giving you close up views of the ships cruising in and out of San Diego Bay. Take time to enjoy the many sights and sounds along the trail. Remember to pack water and use the restrooms before your hike, as these facilities are not available on the trail. Visitor Center 9am to 5pm Cabrillo Store 9am to 5pm Park Grounds 9am to 5pm The Bayside Trail 9am to 4pm Tidepools 9am to 4:30pm Auditorium Programs Photo By Bill Griswold Self-Guided and Ranger Led Historical Tours Preservation of history is a critical mission for many national parks, and Cabrillo National Monument is no exception. Sixteenth century exploration, 19th century lighthouses and military history are all important elements here. From Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo’s journey here in 1542, to the U.S. Army’s Fort Rosecrans in World Wars I and II, Point Loma has become an area of vast historical importance. Please visit any of our numerous exhibit rooms for more information on these fascinating and complex histories. Tour Battery E bunker on the fourth Saturday of every month, 10am-4pm (Jan.-Oct.). Check in the Visitor Center for additional ranger led presentations and hikes. Hours Education Programs Ranger-led and teacher-led programs are all free, but reservations must be made in advance. Visit our website for more information. www.nps.gov/cabr/learn/education 10am In Search of Cabrillo 11am On the Edge of Land and Sea 12pm First Breath: Gray Whales 1pm On the Edge of Land and Sea 2pm In Search of Cabrillo 3pm First Breath: Gray Whales 4pm In Search of Cabrillo Stay Connected facebook.com/ cabrilloNPS @CABRILLONPS @CABRILLONPS CABRILLONPS Weather Special Use Permits Certain types of activities require a permit. These include organized gatherings, ceremonies, commercial filming and photography, distribution of printed material, public expressions of opinion, and activities that require park coordination and monitoring. Visit the permits section on the park website for more information. Spring An overcast marine layer can develop near the coast at any time of year, but this phenomenon is most common during the late spring and early summer. Locals call these times "May Gray" and "June Gloom." You'll probably want to trade the swimsuit for a sweatshirt and pants, as cloudy skies dominate and temperatures rarely rise above 70 degrees. The upside: you can pack away the umbrellas, because there's little chance of rain. Summer Ahhhh, summer in San Diego. Blissful visitors stroll the park, the air redolent with the scent of sunscreen. The city enjoys temperatures in the 80s during July and August, but fog can roll in suddenly, resulting in a quick drop in temperature. Fall Rain is rare, skies are clear, and temperatures usually hover in the mid-70s. Fall is also the time when Santa Anas hit the county. These ferocious winds howl in from the desert to the east, bringing dramatic temperature increases (daytime highs can quickly rise into the 90s), hot, dry air, and virtually no humidity. Winter November through February is the rainy season here, with chilly weather fronts roaring down from the Gulf of Alaska, delivering sometimes torrential downpours and temperatures in the 50s and 60s. Once storms move out, however, the views from Cabrillo are usually the best of the year: the rain cleanses the air and makes for crystal-clear panoramas. Visitor Guide 3 Calendar of Events May 30th Memorial Day, Special Park Hours 1pm-8pm July 23 Sunset 5K, tickets at www.cnmf.org September 16 Moonwalk, tickets at www.friendsofcabrillo.com November 14 Moonwalk, tickets at www.friendsofcabrillo.com June 1 - July 25 Pollination Exhibit August 18 Moonwalk, tickets at www.friendsofcabrillo.com September 19 Sunset Social, sign up at www.cnmf.org November 15 Lighthouse Open Tower Day 10am3pm August 20 Sunset Yoga, sign up at www.friendsofcabrillo.com September 30 Wreath Laying Ceremony 3:30PM November 24 Park Closed for Thanksgiving August 25 Lighthouse Open Tower Day in celebration of NPS 100th Birthday 10am-3pm October 1&2 Cabrillo Festival (Ballast Point submarine base) www.cabrillofestival.org August 27 Move to Improve Festival 10am-4pm October 15 Tidepool Exploration with a Scientist at 1pm June 18 Sunset Yoga, sign up at www.friendsofcabrillo.com June 20 Moonwalk, tickets at www.cnmf.org July 4 Fireworks Viewing, tickets at www.friendsofcabrillo.com December 10&11 Fort Rosecrans Goes to War 10am-4pm December 25 – Park Closed News You Can Use Every Kid in a Park Print your voucher online. Turn it in at the nearest federal lands area to receive your annual pass! We can’t think of a better way to kick off the school year than with a free pass to visit all national parks, monuments, federal public lands and waters! Starting September 1, 2015 all fourth graders and kids age equivalent of 10, attending school in the United States get their very own Every Kid in a Park pass for FREE. Fourth grade students, educators, and parents can visit www. everykidinapark.gov to get their official pass and learn more about this exciting program. For the 100th birthday of the National Park Service in 2016, President Obama launched the Every Kid in a Park initiative as a call to action to get all children to experience America’s outdoors. Today, more than 80 percent of American families live in urban areas and access to outdoor spaces is often limited. At the same time youth spend more hours than ever in front of electronic screens instead of outside. Cabrillo National Monument encourages all fourth graders and their accompanying adults to participate in the Every Kid in a Park program. With adult permission fourth graders can log onto www.everykidinapark.gov and complete a fun educational activity in order to get the pass. Educators can also get passes, download the activity for their classroom and plan a life changing field trip for their 4th grade class. Every Kid in a Park is a crucial component of a multi-pronged approach to inspire the next generation to discover all that our nation’s public lands and waters have to offer, including opportunities to be active, spend time with friends and family, and serve as living classrooms to build critical skills. In Action: Every Kid in a Park For the students of Vista Square Elementary, the opportunity to visit a National Park is one well out of their grasp. At 10 years old, many of the children report that they haven’t even left the threemile radius that encompasses their school or homes. 4 Visitor Guide Unfortunately, plagued with limited funding and accessibility, this is reality for many Title-1 schools in the greater San Diego area. For these kids and countless others in similar circumstances, an initiative such as Every Kid in a Park, can quite literally be life changing. In celebration of National Parks Week and with the financial support of the Every Kid in a Park grant, the Education Team at Cabrillo National Monument invited three 4th grade classes from Vista Square for an all expenses paid trip to visit their National Park. For perspective, out of 80 students, only two had ever set foot in a National Park. On April 20, 2016, students spent the morning entranced by 16th century living historian, Ranger Tavio del Rio, reenacting the stories of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo and his crew’s journey to San Diego. With minimicroscopes in hand, VISTA Intern Andrew Rosales led students through a native plant exploration to discover the unique drought adaptations of Mediterranean Coastal Sage Scrub. Finally, Centennial Ambassador Alex Warneke discussed the unique marine ecosystems of Cabrillo, a conversation made truly special when a migrating gray whale appeared just offshore. Through these unique stories, our staff was able to inspire students to the adventures that lie well beyond their normal boundaries. This is the power of the Every Kid in a Park effort—to connect our nation’s youth to nature and make the National Parks more accessible to all Americans. For the students of Vista Square Elementary, this opportunity not only fosters their spirit of stewardship, but it expands their entire realm of possibility. News You Can Use Welcome Back, California Gnatcatcher! have all been factors leading to their decline. Fragmentation is especially problematic for these birds as they don’t normally make long-range movements. Roads and buildings potentially act as barriers to populations of California gnatcatchers, and gene flow between populations is cut off. Predators of the California Photo By Warren Tam gnatcatcher include free-roaming and feral cats, corvids (ravens, crows, and jays), snakes, mediumIt has now been over 100 years since the California gnatcatcher sized mammals such as raccoons, (Polioptila californica) has made and rodents. Situated about two to three feet off the ground Cabrillo National Monument its in a cup-like nest, California home, with the last record of gnatcatcher eggs can make an nesting occurring in 1915. It is easy meal for a hungry predator. not clear why they have been absent for so long, but this year, In addition, the brown-headed they are back and here to stay. In cowbird will also nest-parasitize a gnatcatcher nest. This means that the spring of 2015, calls from a family of California gnatcatchers a cowbird will remove the eggs the gnatcatcher has already laid, were heard and shortly after, and lay their own eggs in the nest, a nest was found by a wildlife leaving the eggs to be cared for biologist. by the adult gnatcatchers. Listed as Threatened in The California gnatcatcher is 1993 under the Endangered a small and inconspicuous Species Act, the population songbird, with drab light to dark of the California gnatcatcher grey and brown plumage. A keen is dwindling. Fire, habitat loss eye will spot their white eye ring. and fragmentation due to The adult male bird will get a development of roads and dark black “cap” during breeding buildings, and nest predation Wildlife in Parks season. Most would never take notice of this bird until hearing their signature call: “mewww… mewww…” much like the mew of a kitten. They don’t only eat gnats, as their name suggests: their diet consists of mostly insects including ants, flies, moths, true bugs, and some spiders. They also do not require water since they are able to get the moisture they need through their diet, like many of our other resident bird species in Point Loma. The California gnatcatcher inhabits areas of healthy coastal sage scrub habitat where they nest and feed on insects amongst plants that include California sagebrush and buckwheat in the coasts of southern California and Baja, Mexico. Coastal sage scrub habitat is becoming harder to find these days due to development and fire, but at Cabrillo National Monument, it is intact and near pristine. Cabrillo National Monument contains large swaths of this coastal sage scrub habitat, perfect for welcoming back these little birds. National Parks offer many great opportunities for viewing wildlife and Cabrillo National Monument is no exception. Our 164 acres are home to hundreds of different species of plants and animals; some of these species are listed as threatened or endangered. Please keep the following rules in mind when viewing plants and animals within the park. Never approach, attempt to catch or feed a wild animal. It is against the law and unsafe for humans and animals alike. Stay 150 feet away from marine mammals on the beach. If you see an animal that appears injured, do not approach it. Instead, alert a ranger or volunteer. Rocks, shells, plants, animals, and historic objects in Cabrillo are protected just like in a museum. Vandalism and theft are prohibited and punishable by law. Stay on designated trails at all times. Going off trail causes extensive damage to our natural resources. National Park Service Centennial “Americans are heirs to an extraordinary legacy of conservation and environmental stewardship that has protected our great outdoors for the use and benefit of all. We are blessed with the most beautiful landscapes and waterscapes in the world, and it is our obligation to make sure the next generation is able to enjoy that same bounty.” Park Service. Stemming from the ideals of such iconic early supporters as Muir, Mather, and Roosevelt, the National Park Service embarked on a noble mission to protect and preserve America’s resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. American’s have discovered the beauty of nature, the unique understanding that comes with perspective, and the collective knowledge of who we are and what we stand for. It is in these places that American stories and values are preserved. -President Barack Obama 2015 National Park Proclamation The beauty and grandeur of America’s public lands have captivated people for generations. Bordering on a hundred years ago now, a few daring men and women were so enthralled with these wild places that they advocated for their indefinite stewardship and preservation. Thus, on the innate human need to connect with the beauty of the natural world, America’s Greatest Idea was formed. Though many areas, beginning with Yellowstone in 1872, were previously designated as National Parks, it was not until August 25, 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson formally established the National In its first century, the National Park Service preserved well over 400 areas of cultural, historical, and natural significance. It is in these places that millions of On the eve of our centennial celebration, we reflect on the success of the past and look to the future with high hopes. As we prepare for the next 100 years, we strive to connect with and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates. With the help of our vital park partners and national sponsors, the National Park Service has established a Centennial Call to Action with ongoing initiatives that will revitalize and enhance our national parks. These campaigns will encourage Americans to get up, get out, and Find Your Park. They will offer 4th graders free admission to all public lands, in the hopes that one day seeing Every Kid In a Park will become the new normal. They will encourage people to volunteer and give back to their communities. Broadly, the national centennial campaign will redefine our ideas of what National Parks are and more importantly, what they can be. 2016 will mark a great celebration throughout the nation and everyone is invited. We hope that you will join us for the next 100 years and help in not just continuing America’s Greatest Idea, but becoming a part of America’s Greatest Legacy. Visitor Guide 5 Annual Passes Cabrillo Annual Pass Cost $20 Volunteer Pass No Cost Annual Pass Cost $80 Senior Pass Cost $10 This pass is available to the general public and provides access to Cabrillo National Monument. A “Volunteer Pass” is an Annual Pass awarded to those individuals who volunteer 250 hours at one or more recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies as a way to say “thank you!” Provides access to more than 2,000 recreation areas managed by five Federal agencies. Provides access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies. The pass is valid for an entire year; beginning from the date of purchase to the end of the month in which it was purchased the following year. This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over (please be prepared to show photo identification to verify). The pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a noncommercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). Two people may sign the pass as “pass holder”, photo identification may be required to verify ownership. Photo identification may be required to verify ownership. The pass is valid for an entire year; beginning from the date of purchase to the end of the month in which it was purchased the following year. The pass admits the pass holder(s) and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). Two people may sign the pass as “pass holder”, photo identification may be required to verify ownership. Please contact Cabrillo National Monument directly for information on what is covered or is not covered. The pass is obtained in person at the entrance station. Provides access to Federal recreation sites that charge Entrance or Standard Amenity Fees. The pass is valid for an entire year; beginning from the date awarded to the end of the month in which it was purchased the following year. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a noncommercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). Fees vary widely across the thousands of Federal Recreation sites. Please contact specific sites directly for information on what is covered. The pass is obtained in person at a Federal Recreation site. Access Pass No Cost Active Duty U.S. Military Free This is a free, lifetime pass available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability. Available to U.S. military members and dependents in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard and also, Reserve and National Guard members. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a noncommercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a noncommercial vehicle; or pass holder + 3 adults (children under 16 are admitted free). The Access Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services. Photo identification may be required to verify ownership. You can obtain an Access Pass in person, with proper documentation at the entrance station or from other participating Federal recreation sites or offices. The pass is nontransferable and generally does not cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires. 6 Visitor Guide Must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173). Fees vary widely across the thousands of Federal Recreation sites. Please contact specific sites directly for information. The pass can be obtained in person at the entrance station of the park. OPTIONS Supporting $25 (Active Military, Seniors 62+ and Park Volunteers No Annual Pass included) Monument $40 Trail Blazer $75 Tide Pool $100 Lighthouse $500 Cabrillo Legacy $1000 BENEFITS Annual Cabrillo National Monument Pass, invitations to members-only special evening events, activities and lectures, 15% Discount at the CNM Bookstore and discounts at participating cooperating association bookstores located at other National Parks, and monthly highlights E-Blast, News You Can Use. www.cnmf.org The pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. At Cabrillo National Monument, the Senior Pass can only be purchased at the Entrance Station. Cabrillo National Monument Conservancy, Friends of Cabrillo Membership Cabrillo National Monument can never have too many friends! $30 annual membership per person that goes to improving Cabrillo National Park for you and future generations. Member benefits include: Annual Park Pass Invitations to member only park events (usually held after park hours) Discounts and advance notice for promotional events Visit www.friendsofcabrillo.com to join, or scan the code below to go directly to the website. Maps The visitor center has more information about the park, rotating exhibits, and a bookstore. Restrooms are located at the Visitor Center, lighthouse area, and the first parking lot of the tidepools A bottle filling station is located near the Visitor Center. Please remember to fill up before visiting other areas of the park as drinking water is limited in other locations. The statue of Cabrillo commemorates his accomplishment in early European exploration. The military history exhibit has information on the coastal defense history of the Point Loma peninsula. The Bayside Trail begins just before the lighthouse on the left hand side. It is an out-and-back trail of about two miles. The lightouse is located up the hill from the Visitor Center. There are three handicap parking spaces adjacent to it. The whale overlook is the best area to spot whales from shore when they are migrating in the winter. Access the tidepools by driving down Cabrillo Rd. Tidepools are best viewed during the winter months. Parking is located throughout the park. There is limited parking in the tidepool area, so please carpool when possible. These lines indicate areas around the park that are closed to the public. The property to the south belongs to the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy. The property to the north belongs to the City of San Diego Waste Water Treatment Facility. Y Taking the bus to the park is a great choice to reduce congestion and pollution, and a relaxing way to enjoy the scenic road on top of Point Loma. Please note that the bus does not go to the tidepool area on the west side of the park. Rules of the Road 1 2 Miles 163 ee t tr sS an cr NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND Point Loma CORONADO ay ay DI EGO BAY w w AN ZOO ee se Su n Bo set ul Cl ev iff ar s d B a r ne Fr Catalina Blvd C Sa n Di tt P eg ac i fi cH SAN DIEGO i INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT r Drive o b r Ha S POINT LOMA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE w ay illo Fr e e br Ca DIEGO gh on añ St SAN o d Pets For the health and safety of native wildlife and of your animal companions, pets are not allowed in the park, except in the coastal and tidepool areas, on a leash of no more than six feet. Service animals are always allowed. EAN C OC Fog, low clouds, and mist can occur at any time of the year and reduce visibility considerably. Use caution in these conditions. Pt Chatsworth L Blvd Av oma e Trash Cabrillo National Monument is a trash-free park. Pack it in pack it out. PACIFI Please be aware that the monument is surrounded by Navy property, and access to those areas is strictly limited. 0 8 z Bl v mit Ni Catalina Blvd., the road approaching Cabrillo National Monument, has a maximum speed of 35 mph. The speed is reduced to 15 mph as you near the entrance station. 5 If you are using a vehicle-forhire service, please make sure to arrange a pick-up time and location with your driver before they drop you off. Cell service is limited and you may not be able to reach otherwise. 0 them 1 2 Kilometers ION No Smoking There are no designated smoking areas, Cabrillo National monument is a smoke free park. This includes electronic cigarettes. The San Diego Metropolitan Transit