• Fa'asamoa

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

Park Statistics

Fiscal Year 2009 Congressional Gross Area Acres = 13,500
(9,500 Land / 4,000 Ocean)

Fiscal Year 2010 = 3,006

Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget = $1,951,000
($537,017 / year of the above annual budget is used for lease payments to the villages)

Did You Know?

Lobster, shrimp, fish, and breadfruit—a sumptuous meal of local village subsistence resources

The national park allows subsistence fishing and farming to Samoans (the parklands are theirs. The park land is leased from the villages). This lavish example of a village celebratory feast came from local reef waters.