National Park Photo Contest Winners - 2017

By Staff ,

The winners to the 2017 National Park Trips Photo Contest are in. We received 2,000 entries – lots of fantastic photos. The top three photographers were awarded their choice of Tamron lenses, Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD($1,299 value) or Tamron SP 150-600MM F/5-6.3 Di VC USD ($1,069 value). Their photos will be featured in the National Park Journals hitting news stands in late fall through spring. In addition, 48 honorable mention winners receive certificates and are featured on our national park websites.

Grand Prize Landscape

Matt Meisenheimer

Matt Meisenheimer from Janesville, Wisconsin
Olympic National Park - A beautiful night at Ruby Beach

Grand Prize Wildlife

Roger Twilley

Roger Twilley from Tulsa Oklahoma
Lake Clark National Park - Brown Bear

Grand Prize Night Skies

Tony Prince

Tony Prince from Yucca Valley, California
Joshua Tree National Park - The Milky Way rises boldly over Arch Rock