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2016 NRT Photo Contest entries:
NRT Photo Contest
Trails photo contest
See the entries in the 2016 NRT Photo Contest:
Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4- Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7
American Trails sponsors the annual contest for photographs of designated
National Recreation Trails across
the country. Our annual contest
in several categories and shows
off entries (and previous winners)
on the NRT website.
The goal is to
recognize 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 highlight
the many types and uses of National
Recreation Trails throughout America.
for 2016 entries has passed.
AWARD CATEGORIES: We will give awards in the following
categories. Photos will be considered for all relevant categories.
Lena Lake National Recreation Trail in the Olympic National Forest,
and Water Trails
Snowshoeing, and Dogsledding
- Trail Sharing
- Trail Work
- Health and
- Urban Trails and Greenways
and Canal Trails
- Scenery and Natural
- Arts and Interpretation
- Environmental Features,
Flora, and Fauna
- The trail as photographic
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) 605-4395 or NRT@AmericanTrails.org.
Entries will be displayed on the NRT
HOW TO ENTER the 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).
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 and conference presentations.
You retain all other rights to your
photos and we will contact you if we receive an inquiry about any use by others.
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) 605-4395 - NRT@AmericanTrails.org
Each 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
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
The on-line database has details on the currently designated National Recreation Trails. The NRT Program online is hosted by American Trails: www.AmericanTrails.org
The NTTP Online
Calendar connects you with courses,
conferences, and trail-related training
your trail through the National
Recreation Trails Program
of our documents are in PDF format
and require free Adobe Acrobat
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