Wonder + Wander Photo Challenge

For more than a century, our national parks have served as the backdrop for some of our favorite vacations. Trip photographs are iconic images and family treasures that capture the joys of visiting a park. This summer, Union Pacific Railroad and the National Park Foundation invite you to participate in the Wonder + Wander Photo Challenge and recreate a vintage park photo to show that exploring and enjoying America’s national parks is timeless. 

How to Play

Select a photo from the gallery.

Select A Photo

Visit the "Submit Your Entry" page. Select a classic park photo from the gallery or upload your own. 

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Recreate your own version

Recreate Your Version

Head to a park and recreate a scene inspired by the vintage picture of your choosing. 

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Side by side comparison of old and new photos

Upload. Stitch. Share. Win.

Upload your modern-day photo. We'll stitch the pictures together and send you a copy that will be automatically entered to win. 

Ready to Enter?
We can’t wait for you to enter the Wonder + Wander Photo Challenge. Submit your photos now for your chance to be one of the lucky winners of an annual national park pass.

Challenge Prizing

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Win an Annual National Parks Pass

We're selecting 10 winners between now and September 2, 2019. We'll be selecting two winners in May, June, and July, and 4 winners in September. All winners will receive a free national park annual pass, courtesy of Union Pacific Railroad. Enter each month for your chance to win your National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass! The annual pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites for one full year. It's the ultimate tool to help you find your park. 

Rules & Regulations

Submissions Showcase

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Lisa F.
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Enter the Challenge
We can’t wait for you to enter the Wonder + Wander Photo Challenge. Submit your photos now for your chance to be one of the lucky winners of an annual national park pass.