2014 SILVER Proof "Everglades" National Park Quarter - Florida
The Everglades National Park quarter is the fifth of 2014 and the 25th overall in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. It is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States. Everglades National Park protects an unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile and elusive Florida panther. An international treasure as well, it is designated as a world heritage site, international biosphere reserve and wetland of international importance. It was first established as a national site on May 30, 1934 (48 Stat. 816).