History of the NPS Arrowhead
The arrowhead was authorized as the official National Park Service emblem by the Secretary of the Interior on July 20, 1951.
Did You Know?
During the warm months of the southern hemisphere, Samoa’s humpback whales feed in the rich Antarctica waters, 3,200 miles to the south. When Antarctic's bitter winter sets in, humpbacks seek warmer waters, migrating northward, towards Australia and Tonga. At least some migrate onward to Samoa.