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Ranger Led Saturday Hikes

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Date: May 10, 2016
Contact: Michael Larson, 684 633-7082 ext 20 phone

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - The National Park of American Samoa will offer free ranger­ led Saturday hikes from June through August. Free shuttles will transport hiker's roundtrip from Pago Pago to the trails. All hikes will begin at 8 am and last three-to-five hours. Interested participants are required to sign up in advance.

There are six scheduled hikes that include:
June 4  Lower Sauma and Pola Island Trails,
June 25  Vatia Tuafanua Trail, Vatia
July 2 Mount 'Alava Tra il, Fagasa Pass
July 23 World War II Heritage Trail, Gataivai
August 6 Lower Sauma and Pola Island Trails, Vatia
August 20 Tuafanua Trail, Vatia

These hikes provide participants with opportunities to experience their own local national park within lush tropical rainforests with vistas that overlook Tutuila. National park rangers will lead these hikes and share a variety of fun topics about the natural and culture wonders of American Samoa.

"We look forward to welcoming residents and visitors to their national park," said Chief of Interpretation and Education Michael Larson . "These hikes provide a great opportunity to have fun and to improve your health. We encourage everyone to get outside to explore, connect, and find your national park."

Space is limited to 28 participants per hike. Sign up is required by phone at 633-7082, ext. 22 or email npsa_ine-mail us

These Saturday hikes are made possible through the generous support of the national park's non-profit partner-the Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association (

Last updated: March 14, 2018

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National Park of American Samoa
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Pago Pago, AS 96799


(684) 633-7082 x22

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