National Park of American Samoa
The territory is home to one of the newest U.S. National Parks and the only one in the southern hemisphere. Spread across sections of the three picturesque islands of Tutuila, Ofu and Ta'u, the park preserves the only mixed-species paleotropical rainforest in the United States, habitat of rare flying foxes, and Indo-Pacific coral reefs.
Most of the 10,500-acre park encompassing the volcanic land area from the tops of the mountains to the ocean is rainforest. Approximately 2,500 acres of the park is underwater, including some of the most beautiful and pristine coral reefs in the South Pacific.
The park offers picturesque hiking trails, which offer breathtaking views of Rainmaker Mountain and Pago Pago Harbor, bird watching, ancient cultural sites, secluded sandy beaches and excellent snorkeling.
The Visitorâ€™s Center of the National Park of American Samoa is located at the Pago Plaza and serves as a starting point for passengers coming to shore and other visitors who wish discover Americaâ€™s 50 th National Park.
National Park of American Samoa Pago Plaza, Suite #114 Pago Pago, American Samoa, 96799-0001 Phone: (684) 633-7082 Fax: (684) 633-7085 Hours of operation: M-F 8:00amâ€“4:30pm, Sat. 8:00â€“noon. Contact person: Doug Neighbor, Superintendent E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org