Pages related to: National Parks

Chickasaw National Recreation Area Quarter

April 10, 2017 - The Chickasaw National Recreation Area quarter is the fifth released in 2011 and the 10th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The park is unique in that it was founded through the support of an Indian tribe, the...

Yosemite National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Yosemite National Park quarter is the third of 2010 and the third overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Yosemite National Park, one of the first wilderness parks in the United States, is best known for its waterfalls,...

Yellowstone National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Yellowstone National Park quarter is the second of 2010 and the second overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. First established as a national site on March 1, 1872 (17 Stat. 32), Yellowstone National Park is home to...

Mount Hood National Forest Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Mount Hood National Forest quarter is the fifth of 2010 and the fifth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Located 20 miles east of Portland, Oregon, which lies in the northern part of the Willamette River Valley,...

Hot Springs National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Hot Springs National Park quarter is the first of 2010 and the first overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. Hot Springs National Park, destination of the Dunbar-Hunter Expedition sent by President Thomas Jefferson in 1804, features prehistoric...

Grand Canyon National Park Quarter

April 13, 2017 - The Grand Canyon National Park quarter is the fourth of 2010 and the fourth overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. A powerful and inspiring landscape, the Grand Canyon overwhelms the senses through its immense size of the 277...

Harpers Ferry Quarter Stands Its Ground

September 6, 2016 - By Office of Corporate Communications June 15, 2016 Near the confluence of two rivers, two bedrocks in government, the United States Mint and the National Park Service, celebrated the June 8 release of the Harpers Ferry quarter—the 33rd coin in...

America the Beautiful Quarters® Program

August 14, 2018 - About the Program America the Beautiful Quarters Site and Design Selection Process Silver Bullion Quarters Additional Resources About the Program In 2010, the United States Mint began issuing 56 quarter-dollar coins featuring designs depicting national parks and other national sites...

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter Launch

September 7, 2016 - By Office of Corporate Communications April 27, 2016 Hundreds of historical re-enactors and a large cadre of National Park Service (NPS) rangers converged on the grounds of Cumberland Gap National Historical Park April 9th – 11th for An American Memoir:...

2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins

April 17, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications April 13, 2016 The 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Act (public law 113-291) was signed into law December 19, 2014, directing the United States Mint to strike and issue commemorative coins honoring the...