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A lookout point above San Diego Bay and home of the Cabrillo monument.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lot of fun for my family. Being there two hours before or after low tide allows for great views of aquatic life that you would not normally get to see. The nooks were fun to explore and the view was spectacular. Bring...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank onefrzldmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great spot to spend a few hours on a good day. Fabulous views over San Diego and out across the Pacific. Plenty of varied wildlife to watch out for and a couple of walks if that's your thing. Also plenty of US Navy ships...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravelsWithMyHP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view here. Whether you are alone or with your family the view is breathtaking. There is also a gift shop where there is a movie you can view.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Point Loma was an excellent way to see the entire view of the city of San Diego. There are several spots where you can easily see far in the distance. I also really enjoyed going down to the tides. You are able to get out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Shelbyclairehall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a National Park pass, bring it! The peninsula has amazing views and there is a nice education center by the Cabrillo National Monument. We watched a very interesting short film about the whale migration, but, unfortunately, never got to see any actual...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jhn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Come visit Fort Rosecrans and the Point. There are some surprises I won't reveal. Drive to the end of Catalina Blvd. !!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tim_SD92124
Reviewed 7 February 2019

A lot of construction going on, I went to boot camp in 1990 and now hotels are being built were I used to march and have drills. Crazy how much things have changed in 29 years.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FILIDORO1997
Reviewed 3 February 2019

If you're in San Diego, a trip to the Point Loma National Park is well worth your time. Their is a fee at the gate entrance, unless you purchased, the senior park pass. The view of Coronado Island and the Naval base and air station...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 818chuckb
Reviewed 28 January 2019

The view from Point Loma can't be beat! We sat in on a class hearing about San Diego from a Park employee and that was super interesting! My daughter loved the tide pools!! Seniors get into national parks for free which was a great perk...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michellemF4010WC
Reviewed 14 January 2019

One of our favourite places visiting San Diego. I believe it was my husband's idea I went along with and was quickly impressed!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill M
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Tammi H
22 November 2018|
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Response from Bob W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are public bathrooms. The only food is from vending machines. It's still a great place to visit.
6 June 2017|
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Response from murraysmom2015 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there are some old barracks there and some other operations along with a very large and beautiful cemetery
Terry D
12 August 2015|
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