Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, San Diego

4.9
Overlooking the bay and the city from one side and the ocean from the other, Fort Rosecrans Cemetery serves as the final resting place for the men and women who spent their lives serving their country. Erected on the site of a former artillery station, this historical landmark features endless rows of somber, white marble headstones. Walk through the grounds, where the tranquil atmosphere and scenic views inspire contemplation. You can also see bronze and granite memorials honoring soldiers all the way back to the Mexican-American War. Plan to see Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Diego road trip planning site .
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  • Good place to pay homage to our veterans. Must vist at Christmas time when there are wreaths placed. Just down the road from Cabrillo National Park.  more »
  • I feel slightly bad rating the cemetery so high, but it is a beautiful and serene place. It was well laid out and is very well taken care of. You must drive through on the main road to get to Cabrillo...  more »
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  • Definitely would make a stop here if you are visiting. Truly beautiful views but would recommend coming before 4PM to ensure you have some time to see the area before the park begins to close.
  • My dad loved fishing and the ocean. Ft. Rosecrans has mindblowing ocean views. A beautiful resting placeđź’™

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