Let Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests inspire the Ansel Adams in you! The annual Parks & Forests Thru the Seasons photo contest allows professional and amateurs alike to vie for supremacy in a variety of categories, capturing all that is special and the memories that are made in our state parks and forests. Once selected each year, our photo showcase gallery goes on tour across the commonwealth the following spring – and the whole process begins again with the launch of a new contest each September.
We love photographs from all seasons – check this page often for the announcement of the rules, photo categories, and submission deadlines for 2018.
Looking for inspiration? Enjoy the People’s Choice and Critics’ Choice Best in Show winners from 2017 – and check out all the 2017 winners with a click to the Gallery tab at the top of any page of our site.