Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. National Park of American Samoa is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Nearly 800 Samoan students enjoyed field trips to the National Park of American Samoa through the National Park Foundation's "Ticket to Ride" grant program. For most of these students, it was their first visit to a national park. Read more
The National Park of American Samoa reaches out to worldwide visitors through its Facebook, Twitter, and blog pages. These sites provide visitors with a virtual experience. Read more
The National Park of American Samoa provides over 7,000 Samoan youth throughout the territory with field trip experiences into the national park and virtual exploration in the classrooms. Read more
Did You Know?
American Samoa, the only U.S. territory south of the Equator, consists of 10 rugged, highly eroded volcanic islands (five inhabited) and two coral atolls (one inhabited). The land area of the territory is 76 square miles.