National Trails Day 2015 Photo Contest

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If you’re participating in a National Trails Day event on June 6, 2015, be sure to snap a bunch of photos.  Email them to, or use the upload form below to submit your best shots.


Choose One of Three Ways To Enter

Choose one of the following methods to submit your photos to the National Trails Day 2015 Photo Contest.


Send an email to with the subject line “Photo Contest”.  In the body of the email provide your shipping address, in case you are selected as a winner.  Also provide any captions, quotations or stories you wish to accompany your photos.  Finally, make sure you attach your National Trails Day photos.  The more you submit, the better your chances are to win.


Post your National Trails Day photos to Instagram and tag @AmericanHiking and in you caption.  Be sure to include the hashtag #NationalTrailsDay

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Scroll down to use the upload form below.

To Win

Submit photos before June 15, 2015 to be considered.

Photos should display an aspect of National Trails Day recreation.  Examples include:

  • Hikers hiking, bikers biking, paddlers paddling, horseback riders riding
  • Beautiful landscape photos of nature and/or trails

Caption your photos.  Share details about your Trails Day experience.  The more info, the better.

Winners will be chosen by American Hiking Society staff.  The winning photos will be announced on or around June 20th.


First Place Winner – The Alpini 45 sleeping bag from Brooks Range Mountaineering, 50% off coupon from Hi-Tec, and the Day Tripper from Adventure Medical Kits. A prize package worth $312!

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Second Place Winner – Daypack and cap from Columbia, 50% off coupon from Hi-Tec,  and the Z-seat from Therm-a-Rest.  A prize package worth $190!

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Third Place WinnerEddie Bauer Rip-pac duffel, 50% off coupon from Hi-Tec, and the Z-seat from Therm-a-Rest. A prize package worth $90!

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5 randomly selected winners – American Hiking Society T-Shirt

NOTE:  By submitting one or more photos to this contest, you retain the rights to your works while granting American Hiking Society the unrestricted, royalty-free, perpetual right to use, reproduce, communicate, modify and display the works (in whole or in part) for any purpose without any fee or other form of compensation, and without further notification or permission.

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