War in the Pacific National Historical Park

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War in the Pacific National Historical Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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War in the Pacific National Historical Park

Address:135 Murray Blvd, Suite 100
Hagåtña, GU 96910

Phone:671-477-7278
Fax:671-472-7281
Web: www.nps.gov/wapa/
Size: 2,037 acres.
Established: Authorized on August 18, 1978.
Location:On the island of Guam in the North Pacific. Park includes several units on the west-central part of the island near the villages of Asan, Piti, and Agat.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), groceries, restaurant/snacks, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, boating, kayaking, fishing, guided tour.
Special Features:The 1944 recapture of Guam by American forces during World War II is interpreted at seven units on this island, from the summit of Mount Tenjo (1,033 ft.) to the submerged war relics on the offshore coral reefs (132 ft. deep). Visitors can learn about the events that lead to the outbreak of the Pacific War, the Battle of Guam and the role the Mariana Islands played in helping to end World War II (1941-1945).

See other parks in Guam.