This is a list of protected areas of American Samoa.

Area name   Type Year Established Photo
National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
(formerly Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary)[1]
National Marine Sanctuary 1986
National Park of American Samoa[2] National Park October 31, 1988 Ofu Beach NPS.jpg
Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge 1973[3] Nwrroseatollside320.gif
Rose Atoll Marine National Monument Marine National Monument 2009 Reef3261 - Flickr - NOAA Photo Library.jpg

Local marine protected areas

  • Alofau Village Marine Protected Area[4]
  • Amaua and Auto Village Marine Protected Area
  • Fagamalo Village Marine Protected Area
  • Masausi Village Marine Protected Area
  • Matuu and Faganeanea Village Marine Protected Area
  • Poloa Village Marine Protected Area
  • Vatia Village Marine Protected Area


  1. ^ https://americansamoa.noaa.gov/ National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. NOAA.gov. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.nps.gov/npsa/ National Park of American Samoa. Nps.gov. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_1/NWRS/Zone_1/Pacific_Reefs_Complex/Rose_Atoll/Home/Promos/Rose%20Atoll%20NWR%20Info.pdf Rose Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2010/12/27/2010-32368/nomination-of-existing-marine-protected-areas-to-the-national-system-of-marine-protected-areas Federalregister.gov. Nomination of Existing Marine Protected Areas to the National System of Marine Protected Areas. Retrieved 1 January 2018.