National Park of American Samoa

Ofu Beach National Park of American Samoa NPS Photo by John Brooks
Ofu Beach NP of American Samoa NPS Photo

National Park of American Samoa includes paleotropical rain forests, pristine coral reefs, and white sand beaches on three volcanic islands in the South Pacific that are home to a variety of tropical animals, including the flying fox fruit bat. Overnights in villages are encouraged.

NP of American Samoa was authorized October 31, 1988 and a 50-year lease was signed September 9, 1993. The lands for this National Park are owned by the villages and are leased to the National Park Service.

Total Acreage: 9,000, all nonfederal, Water area: 2,500.

National Park of American Samoa is located in a remote part of the South Pacific and you will need to do some detailed planning to get there.

National Park of American Samoa – NPS.gov Official Site

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