(elevation 911 ft) is a rocky butte
in Morro Bay State Park
. It is one of the chain of Nine Sisters
, and like the others, it was created as a volcanic plug
. It is named after explorer Juan Cabrillo
, who was in the area around 1542.
Cabrillo Peak is popular with hikers and climbers. Its slopes support many wild flowers like Gentian, Deer Weed, Soap Plant, and Mallow. On its east side is a rock formation called a "tiki" because it resembles a Polynesian sculpture.