2013 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.

2013’s contest was sponsored by the National Park Foundation, Active Network and Air Wick in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Forest Service, with prizing including Columbia Sportswear backpacks and hotel packages courtesy of 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.

2013 Winning Entries

The Grand Prize winning photo may be featured on the front of the 2015 Federal Recreational Lands Pass. Click on the thumbnail images below to view the enlarged version of each photo.


Honorable Mentions and Fan Favorites:

Each of the 5 Honorable Mentions and 2 Fan Favorite winners will receive a hotel package courtesy of Historic Hotels of America, a Columbia Sportswear backpack, an Air Wick Limited Edition National Park Collection prize pack and a Federal Recreational Lands Interagency Pass.

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