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 »
U.S. Marine Corps Return to Guam
Contact: Dan Brown, Park Ranger, (671) 333-4051
(Asan, GU) On the morning of July 21, 1944, more than twenty thousand U.S. Marines stormed the Asan beaches that made up the northern invasion site during the WWII Liberation of Guam. On March 7, 2010, that location, known today as the Asan Beach Unit of War in the Pacific National Historical Park, again hosted an historic event for the Marine Corps on Guam: a sensational performance by the U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment.
Did You Know?
Guam was administered by the U.S. Navy beginning from 1898? The idyllic tropical life for the small military contingent was shattered by the Japanese attack on December 8, 1941.