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#18 of 104 national parks in United States

Best trails in Cabrillo National Monument

424 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Cabrillo National Monument with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Climbing out of his boat and onto shore in 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo stepped into history as the first European to set foot on what is now the West Coast of the United States. In addition to telling the story of 16th century exploration, the park is home to a wealth of cultural and natural resources. Join us and embark on your own Voyage of Discovery.

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Map of trails in Cabrillo National Monument
Park information
Park hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact
(619) 557-5450
Top trails (2)
#1 - Bayside Trail
Cabrillo National Monument
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
This monument commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542, which was the first European expedition on what later became the west coast of the U.S. The moShow more
#2 - Point Loma Tidepools and Bluffs Trail
Cabrillo National Monument
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
This monument commemorates the landing of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542, which was the first European expedition on what later became the west coast of the U.S. The moShow more