Planning a trip to the National Park of America Samoa and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting the National Park of America Samoa.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting the National Park of America Samoa

Map of National Park of America Samoa

National Park of America Samoa Basics

Region: Pacific-West / West / Pacific

Park Size: 13,500 acres (21.09 sq miles) (54.63 sq km)

Location: American Samoa

Closest Cities: Pago Pago, American Samoa

Busy Season: October to December and April

Visitation: 60,006 (in 2019)

How much does the National Park of America Samoa Cost?

The National Park of American Samoa does not charge an entrance fee.

When is the National Park of America Samoa Open?

National Park of America Samoa Cost is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in the National Park of America Samoa?

It is not recommended that you bring your pet with you when you visit the National Park of American Samoa. Pets are not allowed on any of the public buildings, public transportation vehicles, swimming beaches, and structures.

If you plan on bringing an animal with you to American Samoa please review the pet entry requirments.

Where are the National Park of America Samoa’s visitor centers?

National Park of American Samoa Visitor Center Center – Open Year Around

Land Acknowledgment

Unlike other National Park units, the National Park of American Samoa is not owned by the National Park Service. NPS currently has a 50-year lease on the land that makes up the National Park of American Samoa this is due to the communal land ownership system in American Samoa.

Most of the land in American Samoa is owned via a communal system known as ‘aiga. ‘Aiga is a family unit that includes a wide family group of blood relatives and associated marriages or adoptions. Samoan’s can be members of multiple ‘Aigas and can gain members through the female or male ancestral lines.

Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 62 US National Parks. She has currently been to 53 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.

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