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Deadline: December 15, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

2012 National Recreation Trails photo contest

nrt2012 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.

AWARD CATEGORIES: We will give awards in the following categories, which are grouped under the three general areas of Trail Use, Trail Management, and Trail Features.

TRAIL USE

Accessibility
Hiking and Walking
Equestrian
Paddling and Water Trails
Bicycling
Off-Highway Vehicle riding
Snowmobiling
Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Dogsledding

TRAIL MANAGEMENT

Trail Sharing
Training and Education
Trail Work
Youth and Volunteers
Health and Fitness

TRAIL FEATURES

Urban Trails and Greenways
Rail and Canal Trails
Historic Features
Scenery and Natural Features
Arts and Interpretation
Innovative Facilities
Environmental Features, Flora, and Fauna

Independent Photo

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Recognition on American Trails website ELIGIBILITY: Photos must be of a designated National Recreation Trail Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: You retain all other rights to your photos USAGE RIGHTS: 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 Trail

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