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Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Alaska State Parks
50th Anniversary Photo Contest

50th Anniversary Poster2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Alaska State Parks, and the State of Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation is celebrating with a 50th Anniversary Photo Contest!

We are looking for high quality images taken of or within any area managed by Alaska State Parks during any season from any year. There are no specific categories for the contest; photos can include, but are not limited to:

  • People travelling, playing, resting, or working
  • Plants, Animals, fish, and birds
  • Scenic Views
  • Historic structures or sites
  • Aerial or underwater perspectives

The photo contest will run every month in 2020, beginning on the first day of the month and ending on the last day of the month. All entries must be received by the last day of the month. Monthly winners will receive an Annual Day-Use Parking Pass and an Alaska State Parks t-shirt. Please see the official contest rules for additional information.

50th Anniversary Photo Contest Official Rules
50th Anniversary Photo Contest Official Entry Form
Model Release Form

Mission Statement

"The Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation provides outdoor recreation opportunities and conserves and interprets natural, cultural, and historic resources for the use, enjoyment, and welfare of the people."

Accessibility Notice

Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Atwood Building
550 West 7th Avenue
Suite 1380
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-8700
Fax: (907) 269-8907