The 58 National Parks in the United States (part 1): Arcadia and American Samoa
Arcadia National Park is located in Maine, in the North-Eastern part of the US and covers a large portion of Mount Desert Island and other small but beautiful islands. Including amazing woods, pristine lakes and a part of the Atlantic ocean shore, Arcadia National Park is a treat for the eyes of the visitor. Its total surface: 47,389.67 acres (191.8 square km).
Arcadia National Park has a rich History worth discovering at every step. With more than two millions visitors a year, the park is well known in USA and tourism is highly developed here. This means there are a lot of things to do and a few places where you can go eat. Hiking, horse riding, boat cruising are just some of the things you can do. We recommend taking long walks, as this is the best way to get to know this fantastic location. You will find elaborate information about traveling to Arcadia National Park here.
National Park of American Samoa
The National Park of American Samoa can be found on three separate islands on the American territory of Samoa, in the Pacific Ocean: Tutuila, Ofu-Olosega, and Ta‘ū. The park includes rain forests, coral reefs and a various flora and fauna. Tourists come here for hiking, snorkeling, and especially scuba diving. Total area: 9,000.00 acres (36.4 square kilometers).
Getting here is possible by plane- there is a local airport called Pago Pago International located at Tafuna and by boat. You will find more useful travel information about American Samoa here.
900 species of fish can be found here, such as flying foxes, brown boobies and see turtles. Coral reefs are particularly popular.