WAR IN THE PACIFIC NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK - GUAM

Park Information

Guam

War in the Pacific National Historical Park is comprised of the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center and seven National Park Service sites located throughout Guam. The units are at Asan Beach, Asan Overlook, Piti Guns, Mt. Tenjo/Mt. Chachao, Apaca Point, Mount Alifan and Fonte Plateau

Within the seven park units there are coral reefs, limestone forests, wetlands, a mahogany forest and a tropical savanna ecosystem. Activities include fishing, hiking, picnicking, snorkeling and diving. Many units also contain World War II relics, including historic structures and military equipment.

The T. Stell Newman Visitor Center is home to state-of-the-art museum exhibits including interactive displays, oral histories, touch bins, and more. These exhibits tell the story of the events of WWII and the Battle for Guam, and provide an overview of the island's natural resources. The exhibits are free to the public.

Pacific Historic Parks' bookstore is located inside the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center. Proceeds from all purchases made at the bookstore support National Park Service programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park.

Hours

The T. Stell Newman Visitor Center and Pacific Historic Parks' bookstore is open daily from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Directions

T. Stell Newman Visitor Center: 1657-B, Santa Rita, Guam

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Other War in the Pacific National Historical Park Sites

The National Park Service maintains seven sites throughout the island. For locations and directions, view an interactive map of the park units.

Group Permits

Special use permits are required for groups of 25 or more. To download a permit application, visit nps.gov/wapa and click on Fees and Reservations.

For More Information

For more information about the Battle for Guam, please visit the National Park Service website.