Little Niagara Swimming Area Closed
Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara and Panther Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.
United States Mint Releases Designs for 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program Coins
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
The Chickasaw National Recreation Area quarter design depicts the
“Those of us at Chickasaw National Recreation Area are extremely pleased with the cooperation received from the United States Mint in finalizing the design of this coin,” commented park Superintendent Bruce Noble. “We believe this
Each coin in the
The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program is a multi-year initiative authorized by the America's Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 (Act) (Public Law 110-456). The Act directs the United States Mint to mint and issue 56 circulating quarter-dollar coins with reverse designs emblematic of a national park or other national site in each state, the
The United States Mint issued the first five coins in the program this year, with reverse designs honoring the Hot Springs National Park (Arkansas), Yellowstone National Park (Wyoming), Yosemite National Park (California), Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona) and Mount Hood National Forest (Oregon).
Digital images of the 2011
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation's sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing an adequate volume of circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.
Did You Know?
Originally established in 1902 as the Sulphur Springs Reservation, Chickasaw National Recreation Area is one of the oldest national park areas in the United States and is older than the state of Oklahoma. More...