Asan Beach Unit Closed Off a Section Due to Little Fire Ants
Due to the presence of the invasive Little Fire Ant, War in the Pacific National Historical Park has closed a part of the Asan Beach Unit. More »
Additional Closure in Asan Beach Unit
The park has closed an additional area along Asan Beach due to the invasive Little Fire Ant. More »
Temporary Closure of Asan Bay Overlook
Renovations have begun at the Asan Bay Overlook, including removal and replacement of panels at the Memorial Wall. To ensure visitor safety and provide space for equipment, sections of the site will be closed to the public through mid-July. More »
Nature & Science
The World Beneath the Waves
The beautiful, fragile marine life in the waters around Guam draws tens of thousands of visitors each year. Tourists and locals are fascinated and intrigued by the colorful coral reefs that continue to entice snorkelers and divers. Now you too can discover that the ocean has much to teach us by learning about the park's coral reefs. Find out more about cool coral features.
The War on the Reefs
Over time coral reefs have been used - and sadly, abused. Natural disasters such as high-powered storms and wildfires have wreaked havoc on marine communities. Amphibious landings in World War II saw heavy equipment driven over reef after reef, island after island. Today, continued anthropogenic (human) impact continues to take its toll. Discover the problems coral reefs face and how you can help care for them.
Did You Know?
Fully one-third of all U.S. Marine deaths during the four-year War in the Pacific occurred during 36 days, in a single battle? That battle was Iwo Jima.