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. To enter the 2016 contest, please visit our official contest page.

The Share the Experience Photo contest is a special opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to share their love of parks, beautiful views, unique finds, and hidden treasures of America's national parks.

2015 Winner

The 2015 photo contest, hosted by National Park Foundation, ACTIVE Network®, and Celestron, received over 15,000 photos from amateur photographers sharing their favorite views, moments, and adventures from America’s national parks and public lands. See all the 2015 winning images.

Sunset over Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Yang Lu

2014 Winner

2014's contest was sponsored by the National Park Foundation, ACTIVE Network and Celestron 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 Celestron product and hotel packages courtesy of Historic Hotels of America. See all the 2014 winning images.

A polar bear sits in the wild

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Gregory Teller

2013 Winner

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. See all the 2013 winning images.

Kayakers at Pictured Rocks

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Courtney Kotewa

2012 Winner

The Grand Prize winning photo will grace the cover of the 2014 Federal Recreation Lands Pass. See all the 2012 winning images.

A child looks through a tent opening to a great expanse beyond

Bridger Teton National Forest

Katherine Hawkins

 

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