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 »
Dangerous Jellyfish Reported Again At Asan Beach
Contact: Mike Gawel, Chief of Resources Management, (671) 477-7278, extension 1010
National Park Service staff and other experts have observed numerous Portuguese Man-of-War (also known as Blue Bottle), a type of stinging jellyfish, washed ashore at Asan Beach. Contact with this type of jellyfish can cause intense pain and serious injury. Seek immediate medical attention for serious stings. Due to the presence of jellyfish and high surf, visitors are advised to stay out of the ocean. For more information or questions contact Mike Gawel, Chief of Resources Management, at 477-7278, extension 1010 or call the park visitor center at 333-4050.
Did You Know?
The three guns located in the Piti Guns Unit were never fired during the War? Japanese soldiers and local laborers never mounted the guns in time.