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Etched into stone plaques are the names of more than 5000 military personnel who gave their lives during the Marianas WW II Campaign. The Memorial surrounds the tall American flag, flanked by the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force flags.

The Carillon Belltower is dedicated to the American and Northern Marianas people who died during World War II. In their remembrance, bells chime every half-hour from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


The park contains many remnant structures from World War II. Scattered throughout the park are Japanese pillboxes, buildings, fuel storage tanks, bunkers, and a bathhouse/garden complex. There is also a Chamorro Latte Stone near the park entrance where Beach Road ends.


The first Carolinian village site is marked by a wayside exhibit at Micro Beach.


The 30-acre wetland and mangrove forest is a remnant ecosystem habitat of the Northern Marianas. The wetlands contain numerous species of plants, trees, flowers, and birds, including the endangered Nightingale Reed-Warbler. The adjacent mudflats are an important migratory bird site.


A modern 1,200-seat outdoor amphitheater complex and other facilities host a variety of special events.


Wetland, bird watching, and educational tours are available by making advanced arrangements with the National Park Service.

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