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NRT Photo Contest

Hosted by AmericanTrails.org

 

2014 National Recreation Trails photo contest

 

See the 2013 winners and all the contest entries

American Trails sponsors an annual contest for photographs of National Recreation Trails across the country. Our annual contest provides awards in several categories and shows off entries (and previous winners) on the NRT website. The goal is to highlight the diversity of the NRTs and to make more Americans familiar with these great trails. We're looking for good photos of trail users as well as special facilities, art on the trails, management issues, construction, and volunteers. We also want to see entries that cover the many types and uses of National Recreation Trails throughout America.


DEADLINE for entries is December 15, 2014.

ELIGIBILITY: Photos of any designated National Recreation Trail are eligible

Check the online searchable database for a list of NRTs in your state and provide more information on individual trails. If you're not sure if a trail is an NRT, or if you have questions about the contest, call American Trails at (530) 547-2060 or NRT@AmericanTrails.org. Entries will be displayed on the NRT website.

AWARD CATEGORIES: We will give awards in the following categories. Your photos will be considered for all relevant categories.

TRAIL USE

photo of family bicycling on grassy trail

On the Sugar Bottom Mountain Biking National Recreation Trail System
photo from U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Coralville Lake, Iowa

 

TRAIL MANAGEMENT

TRAIL FEATURES

ARTISTIC MERIT

HOW TO ENTER the 2014 NRT photography contest

HOW TO SEND YOUR ENTRIES

1. You can email photos as attachments to NRT@AmericanTrails.org if under 10 mb per email

2. Upload via an online site such as the following resources:

 These are free resources so long as you send one file at a time under 100 mb in size (HighTail has a limit up to 250mb).

 

 

arrow See the WINNERS and ENTRIES in the 2013 contest

arrow See the WINNERS and ENTRIES in the 2012 contest

arrow See the ENTRIES in the 2011 contest:

Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10 - Gallery 11 - Gallery 12 - Gallery 13 - Gallery 14

arrow See galleries of photos entered in the 2010 contest -

Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 -

arrow View all the ENTRIES in the 2009 NRT Photo Contest:
Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery
7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10 - Gallery 11 - Gallery 12

See the 2008 WINNERS and all the pictures entered in the 2008 NRT Photo Contest - Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10 - Gallery 11 - Gallery 12

See the winners and entries in the 2007 NRT Photo Contest: Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10

See 2006 entries: Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10 - Gallery 11 - Gallery 12 - Gallery 13

View the winners and 180 entries in the 2004-05 and 2003-04 NRT Photo Contest

 


By entering the contest you are giving us permission to use the photos for publicity and promotion of National Recreation Trails. This includes use on the websites of the NRT Program, American Trails, and cooperating agencies and organizations, as well as their non-commercial publications. This also includes use of photos by Trails.com, Away.com and GORP.com in promotion of National Recreation Trails though an agreement with American Trails. You retain all other rights to your photos.

If you're not sure if a trail is an NRT, or if you have questions about the contest, please contact us. Presented by American Trails, P. O. Box 491797, Redding, CA 96049-1797 -- phone (530) 547-2060 -- fax (530) 547-2035 -- NRT@AmericanTrails.org

 

trail noteEach year nominations for designation of new National Recreation Trails may be submitted. Details of the program may be found on the NRT website hosted by American Trails: (www.americantrails.org/nationalrecreationtrails). The National Recreation Trail Program recognizes trails that provide opportunities for all Americans to enjoy the out-of-doors and improve the quality of life of our communities.

 

 

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