Kisatchie National Forest of Louisiana is the second national site honored in 2015 from the United State Mint’s program of America the Beautiful Quarters. The 2015 Kisatchie National Forest Quarter marks the 27th release overall in the series, which is scheduled to run from 2010 to 2021.
Kisatchie National Forest information
Kisatchie National Forest is located in Louisiana and consists of over 604,000 acres of forested area. This national forest contains bayous, bald cypress groves, and other growths, all located in seven different parishes in the state.
Tourists can participate in a number of activities such as boating, fishing, horseback riding, and camping. There are also a number of recreational sites with over 100 miles of trails for visitors.
Kisatchie National Forest was designated in 1930, in an effort to protect the natural resources in the area.
Designer: Susan Gamble
Sculptor: Joseph Menna
Release Date: Apr. 13, 2015