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 »
War in the Pacific National Historical Park, a national landmark created to commemorate the bravery and sacrifice of those participating in the campaigns of the Pacific theater of World War II, is an ideal spot for a variety of special activities.
Special Use Permits are required for events and activities that provide a benefit to an individual, group, or organization, rather than the public at large as well as activities not related to the legislatively mandated purpose of War in the Pacific National Historical Park. These permits are issued and approved only after National Park Service staff determine that the activity will not impair park values, resources, and visitor enjoyment.
The following activities require a Special Use Permit:
How to Apply
Click here to download a Special Use Permit Application. Please complete the application and, if you wish to use the Asan Beach Unit, mark your desired location on the attached map. You may bring the completed form to the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center. Incomplete applications (applications that do not include proof of liability insurance and a $20 application fee) will not be processed.
Please allow two weeks for the processing of completed permit applications. Applications may be denied due to the lack of sufficient time to review and process. If you have questions about the application process, call 671-333-4050.
Fees and Requirements
General Liability Insurance
Application Fee: $20
Administrative Fee: $50
How to Pay Fees
Additional requirements or conditions may apply.
Did You Know?
Nearly 70 years ago, by forced labor, Chamorros built many of the Japanese fortification and defense structures that can be seen throughout the park and island?