National Park of American Samoa

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National Park of American Samoa:

see American SamoaAmerican Samoa,
officially Territory of American Samoa, unincorporated territory of the United States (2010 pop. 55,519), comprising the eastern half of the Samoa island chain in the South Pacific.
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National Parks
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acres (hectares)
Description
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National Park of American Samoa


Pago Pago, AS 96799
Phone:684-633-7082
Fax:684-633-7085
Web: www.nps.gov/npsa/
Size: 9,000 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 31, 1988. The national park is entirely on lands leased from the ten Samoan villages, which are the true landowners; a 50-year lease was signed on September 9, 1993.
Location:In American Samoa, 2,600 miles southwest of Hawaii. Park lands are on three separate islands: Tutuila, Ofu and Tau. There are scheduled flights from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Pago Pago on Tutuila. Regularly scheduled flights serve park areas on Ofu and Tau.
Facilities:Visitor center (in Pago Pago), lodging. Because the national park lies entirely on lands still owned by several rural Samoan villages, traditional cultures have an impact on all aspects of this park's operations and visitor opportunities.
Activities:Hiking, swimming, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, auto touring, wildlife viewing, guided tours. Overnight stays in Samoan villages are encouraged.
Special Features:Two rain forest preserves and a coral reef are home to unique tropical animals including the flying fox, Pacific Boa, tortoises, and an array of birds and fish.

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