Have you visited some of the amazing vistas our National Parks have to offer this year? Take a look at some of the Amazing photos visitors shot for the 2012 ‘Share the Experience’ photo contest. The National Park Foundation, partnered with the Active Network and others sponsored the 2012 photo contest. It encouraged visitors to submit photos that capture the beauty and wonder of our national parks. More than 26,000 participants submitted their photos to the contest between June 28th and December 31st 2012. The $15,000 grand prize went to Katherine Hawkins for her photo taken in Bridger Teton National Forest (USFS).
Here are the top three winners, in order, below: Adam Jewell — Isle Royale National Park — 3rd Place, Sue Cullumber — SaltRiver — 2ndPrize, and Katherine Hawkins — Bridger Teton National Forest — Grand Prize.
The goal of this year’s contest is to show off the 500 million plus acres of federal lands. You can enter the 2013 Share The Experience photo contest through December 31st. Find out more information by visiting the official Share the Experience website. People across the United States are encouraged to enter.
[via: National Park Foundation ]