Guam is land to historical and national parks that showcase the extensive natural beauty of this island paradise and the efforts by the authorities to protect nature in its’ natural splendor. These national parks are not only the natural ones but also are related to World War II and are historical sites. They offer you a great view of the history of this island nation with regards to World War II.
The five historical sites, connected with World War II relics are:
1. Asan Beach – This park is with gun encasements, caves and pill boxes, as well as 445 water acres of reefs and relics.
2. Piti – covered in lush growth, the hillside has three Japanese coastal defense guns in good condition.
3. Mount Chacho/Mount Tenjo- This is a pre-World War II American gun encasement is one of several important relics found in this remote, hilly area. Hikers in this area also are rewarded with beautiful & scenic views.
4. Mount Alifan – 13 caves and tunnels, bomb and shell craters are among the more than 30 sites along the winding trails.
5. Agat – this area is predominately under water with sunken relics and unspoiled reefs.
Apart from these historical sites, there are also national parks which are waterfalls, as below:
Sigua Falls: Hikers will need a guide to lead them through the thick jungle atop Nimitz Hill. A steep climb down a ledge ends with an impressive 100-foot drop into a rocky pool. This sanctuary is a sample of Guam’s beauty in the wild.
Tarzan Falls: This is a favorite destination for “boonie stompers,” Guam’s special name for hikers who venture off the beaten track. The falls are a series of drops from 8 to 50 feet in height. At the base of the falls is a deep pool perfect for swimming. One of the other attractions of Tarzan Falls is the fresh- water shrimp that can be found in pools along this branch of the Ylig River.
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