Explore the Islands of Sacred Earth
October 31, 1988-2013
25 Years of Partnerships, Preservation, and Protection
Located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean, the national park is on three volcanic and mountainous islands clothed in tropical rainforest, ringed with rugged cliffs, glistening beaches, and coral reefs.
The national park preserves and protects tropical rainforests, coral reefs, fruit bats, and the Samoan culture.
Samoan rainforests and coral reefs on five separate islands are home to unique tropical animals--the red footed booby, green sea turtles to name a fewRead More
Things To Do
With a bit of adventurer spirit, you can find secluded villages, unusual plants and animals, coral sand beaches, and highly scenic seashores.Read More
The Samoan Way
The Samoan culture is Polynesia's oldest. The first people on the Samoan islands came by sea from southeast Asia some 3,000 years ago.Read More
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Did You Know?
Coral reefs in American Samoa and Guam (with more than 250 coral species) have the greatest coral biodiversity of any United States national park site.