2014 Share the Experience

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.

Grand Prize Winner

A polar bear sits in the wild

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Gregory Teller

Mr. Teller received $10,000, binoculars and a Trek Guide courtesy of Celestron and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.


Second Prize

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francsico

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Eric DeBreo

Mr. DeBreo received $5,000, binoculars and a Trek Guide courtesy of Celestron and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.


Third Prize

A bison in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Jordan Moore

Mr. Moore received $2,500, binoculars and a Trek Guide courtesy of Celestron and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.


Fan Favorites

A bison in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

John Stephenson

Fog rolls through the forest in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park

Manish Mamtani

Each of the Fan Favorite winners received $1,000, binoculars courtesy of Celestron and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.


Honorable Mentions

A gorgeous sunrise in Glacier National Park

Adventure & Outdoor Recreation: Glacier National Park 

Thomas Haney

A cannon against a backdrop of the sunset at Gettysburg

Historical & Cultural: Gettysburg National Military Park

Matthew Sunderland

A mother bird feeds her babies in a tree

Wildlife: Yellowstone National Park

Koustav Maity

The sun sets over a rock formation on the water

Scenic, Seasons and Landscapes: Los Padres National Forest

Susan Kim

The night sky over Mount Rainier

Night Skies: Mount Rainier National Park

Stephen Byrne

Each of the Honorable Mention category winners received a hotel package courtesy of Historic Hotels of America, either a pair of binoculars or a telescope courtesy of Celestron and a Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

 

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