2012 Share The Experience Photo Contest

The Share the Experience Photo Contest is an annual photography competition encouraging all nature lovers and amateur shutterbugs to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures in the national parks and public lands.

Sponsored by the National Park Foundation in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service, Active Network, Destination America, and Historic Hotels of America. The Share the Experience Photo Contest showcases more than 500 million acres of federal lands and draws entries from all across the United States.

2012 Winning Entries

The Grand Prize winning photo will grace the cover of the 2014 Federal Recreation Lands Pass. Click on the thumbnail images below to view the enlarged version of each photo.


Honorable Mentions:

Each of the 7 Honorable Mention winners will receive a hotel package courtesy Historic Hotels of America and a Federal Recreation Lands Interagency Pass.


Current and Previous Winners:

2011 Winning Entries

2010 Winning Entries

2009 Winning Entries

2008 Winning Entries

2007 Winning Entries

2006 Winning Entries