Participate August 29 – November 30

Explore NY State Parks & Win Prizes

Join the Contest!

You’ve been challenged to explore New York’s State Parks. All you need is a camera and a sense of adventure and you could win a DSLR camera, New York State Camping Gift Cards or Empire Passes.. Grab your friends and family and start exploring!

Step 1:

Click on any category that sounds fun

Step 2:

Visit any New York State Park with your friends and family

Step 3:

Capture your visit by uploading your photo

Step 4:

Watch out for an email in January to see if you've won

2018 Photo Contest Categories:

About the Photo Contest

New York State Parks is committed to making the best experience for our guests and cultivating the next generation of State Park visitors. We’re challenging you to get out with your friends and family to explore the beauty and adventure New York State Parks have to offer including camping, swimming, boating, kayaking, hiking, as well as historical sites and learning centers!

Useful links:

Have Questions? Email: