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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3601
+1 619-553-2084
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Fort Rosecrans Cemetery offers a wonderful tribute to the fallen American heroes!! Beautifully arranged, to takes your breath away with the respect and dignity earned by so many heroes.

5  Thank gadgetguy11
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 22, 2013

we love the grounds but when an issue came up at the pool area when a child bit 4 chien 2 where my nephews we wnt to the fron desk they did not have the corporate number and the manger on ground was never to...More

2  Thank Anthony R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and excellently maintained; it is worth the time to stop when you are on your way out to the lighthouse. It straddles both side of the Loma Ridge...windward and leeward sides. We have been there many times especially when family come to town it...More

1  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through the cemetery during an all day tour through SD. The grounds are kept incredibly beautiful and overlooks San Diego Bay. It's just so peaceful.

Thank AliBug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It amazes me that many reviews state that this is just a cemetery. While they are stating the obvious, it is special in that many of those buried here died in the service of their country so that others could be free to visit where...More

1  Thank J C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Rosecrans has got to be the most scenic cemetery I’ve ever seen. There are many graves, and it seems to go on for a ways on both sides of the street on the way out toward Point Loma. I didn’t spend that much time,...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cemetery that is an honorable place for those who died in the service of our country, but also, an interesting and beautiful place to visit. I know that cemeteries are not usually a fun destination point but this one is. It is...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a local, I bring visitors to Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. It is a beautiful tribute to those who served our country. It also has stunning views of downtown San Diego and Coronado Island (North Island military complex mostly). It is peaceful and serene. If you...More

Thank Pellaz-CA
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This is a huge cemetery and has much history; some of the headstones are from the 20's. It is exceptionally clean and well-maintained. The drive is breathtaking, and you'll want to stop to take pictures of the views of the ocean. The cemetery is extensive...More

Thank lisaquinn13
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Thank you for taking such care for my parents and grand parents resting place. Wonderful views of the bay and pacific ocean provide a picturesque location for our fallen heroes and their family.

Thank 224dumas
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Very touching place on the way to Cabrillo National Monument, inspire great respect for all vets buried in this cemetery, we owe them our freedom.

Thank ram p
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is breath taking.. History, all around. You see the graves of the men & women who gave their lives for our freedom. The views from this place, it is huge. Careful if you go first thing in the morning because the wet grass if...More

Thank Linda M
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry ... Just saw your question. There are lots on Shelter Island
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March 20, 2015|
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1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr, San Diego, CA 92106 Website information (above) has also been added so you can get hours, etc.