2019 NRT Photo Contest Winners Announced

The results are in! Here are our picks from the 275 photos submitted for the 2019 photo contest.

by American Trails Staff


Skookum Butte Trail, Lolo National Forest, Montana. Photo by Indra Davis.

 

Since we began the NRT Photo Contest in 2003, we've seen a great variety of trails captured by photographers around the nation. We sponsor the annual Photo Contest in celebration of these great trails and to highlight the diversity of NRTs, from backcountry trails to urban greenways.

2019 is no exception. We received a record 275 new images of National Recreation Trails and the winners range from a water trail in South Carolina to an off-road trail in Montana. Accessible trails are represented, as are snowmobile trails, backcountry hiking and equestrian trails, and well-traveled commuter trails. As always, the photos show the love we have for these NRTs and how they improve our quality of life.

View the Winning Photos

SC Revolutionary Rivers Trail in South Carolina. photo by Christopher Neal.

SC Revolutionary Rivers Trail in South Carolina. photo by Christopher Neal.

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