• Fa'asamoa

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

Things To Know Before You Come

Rainmaker Mountain
Pioa Mountain, popularly known as Rainmaker Mountain at 1,718 ft / 523 m.
NPS / Michael Larson

Unless you live in American Samoa, a visit to this park requires some thought before you set out. This web site can assist you in planning your visit. Many web pages have information on how to get here, immigration and customs requirements, and information on the natural and culture significance of the islands.

If you can't find what you're looking for, click the Contact Us link on the left navigation and email or call one of our park rangers.

We look forward to your visit to the National Park of American Samoa.

Did You Know?

Underwater close up of a green sea turtle swimming

In Samoan folklore, sea turtles were believed to have the power to save fishermen lost at sea by bringing them safely to shore. The Samoan word for sea turtle, “I'a sa,” translates literally to “sacred fish,” presumably because of this ability. Sadly, sea turtles here are now endangered.