You can't buy a National Park for any amount of money. But all you need is a quarter to own an engraving of one. For National Parks Week, we're looking at the parks that have been featured so far in the America the Beautiful Quarters Series from the U.S. Mint. How many can you name? (And how many have you visited?)
As befits such a diverse nation, the designs on the 50 State Quarters varied wildly in quality. Some states commissioned graceful, meaningful images from talented artists. Some just popped in a royalty-free clip art CD, got bored after half an hour at Illustrator, and called it done. Aw, but ain't that America?
Below you'll find details from eight quarters, depicting history and industry, heritage and livestock. Can you name the states they represent?
Answers can be found by clicking here. Please post your answers, or arguments, below! But know this: the Trivial Eye is presented for public amusement and no prizes are offered other than that familiar feeling of aggravation that so much of your mind is occupied by useless trivia.