Pic Your Park

The Find Your Park Instagram Contest

Share your selfie on Instagram by using the hashtag #picyourparkcontest and checking into a park between now and September. And who knows - maybe you'll be the big winner!

Thank You For Playing!

Thank you for participating in the Pic Your Park contest! The entry period is now closed. The winner will be notified by Instagram Direct Message.

Recent Contest Photos

Not sure where to start? Check out the latest #picyourparkcontest adventures to Find Your Park inspiration.

The Leaders

See who is leading, scoring the most points, and celebrating our uniquely American treasures. Check out the full leaderboard to track your progress or find your friends. Don’t see your post? The Instagram account owner’s face must be clearly visible in the photo in order to enter. Posts may take up to 72 hours to appear on the leaderboard.
1
erinello34 219 Parks Visited
2,535Points
2
mj_wanders 196 Parks Visited
2,085Points
3
bethjbiggs 116 Parks Visited
1,235Points
4
amy.merch 110 Parks Visited
1,055Points
5
schlaxathon 61 Parks Visited
620Points
6
bryangoffphoto 57 Parks Visited
575Points
7
skamblife 47 Parks Visited
530Points
8
carymullen 49 Parks Visited
455Points
9
travlette 44 Parks Visited
450Points
10
natlparkfamily 34 Parks Visited
430Points

Trailblazer Leaderboard

Get double points for earning your Trailblazer Badge this June by visiting a national trail or river!

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amy.merch 14 Parks Visited 210Points
2
erinello34 17 Parks Visited 180Points
3
natlparkfamily 8 Parks Visited 160Points
4
mj_wanders 16 Parks Visited 160Points
5
schlaxathon 8 Parks Visited 150Points

History Buff Leaderboard

Earn a History Buff Badge by brushing up on American history and heritage at a national historic park, site, or trail.

1
erinello34 93 Parks Visited 930Points
2
mj_wanders 63 Parks Visited 640Points
3
bethjbiggs 54 Parks Visited 550Points
4
schlaxathon 28 Parks Visited 290Points
5
amy.merch 28 Parks Visited 280Points

Patriot Leaderboard

Earn your stripes--and your Patriot Badge, by visiting a national battlefield or military park.

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mj_wanders 18 Parks Visited 240Points
2
erinello34 9 Parks Visited 110Points
3
amy.merch 4 Parks Visited 80Points
4
kuehlcation 4 Parks Visited 80Points
5
karennshane 5 Parks Visited 80Points

Aquaphile Leaderboard

Want to be swimming in badges? Earn the Aquaphile Badge when you visit a national lakeshore, seashore or river.

1
mj_wanders 10 Parks Visited 140Points
2
erinello34 10 Parks Visited 110Points
3
bethjbiggs 5 Parks Visited 100Points
4
natlparkfamily 5 Parks Visited 90Points
5
kuehlcation 5 Parks Visited 90Points

Adventurer Leaderboard

There’s always an adventure in a national park. Visiting many will earn you this badge!

1
erinello34 25 Parks Visited 235Points
2
mj_wanders 25 Parks Visited 225Points
3
amy.merch 33 Parks Visited 220Points
4
bethjbiggs 27 Parks Visited 215Points
5
bryangoffphoto 15 Parks Visited 130Points

Monumental Leaderboard

Show everyone what a Monumental Achiever you are by visiting a national monument or memorial.

1
erinello34 54 Parks Visited 440Points
2
mj_wanders 38 Parks Visited 380Points
3
amy.merch 26 Parks Visited 260Points
4
bethjbiggs 22 Parks Visited 220Points
5
bryangoffphoto 13 Parks Visited 130Points

A Brilliant Sunrise over Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park
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The layers of the desert

Death Valley National Park
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What a sunrise in over the Chollas in JTNP!

Joshua Tree National Park
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Reconstructed barracks and water towers

The designation of Amache National Historic Site is an important step in telling a more complete story of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II.

Yellowstone Rangers

We were at Yellowstone national park last summer and enjoyed all of the park rangers’ knowledge of the animals in the park and the ease and enthusiasm in their respective talks. We can’t hold back to visiting the park again. Thanks very much for your dedication to educate the public to appreciate the gem that the park is.

Timeless

Grand Teton National Park
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Lunch with the buffaloes

Yellowstone National Park
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Amazing sights

Crater Lake National Park
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Thank you for your service to help preserve our precious National Parks!

Any National Park Service personnel

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My dad was a National Park Service ranger for 25 yrs.....so I know what a huge part they play in keeping the parks inspirations for the many persons who visit them each year. My prayer is that the National Parks will not lose funding in the years to come.....that would be an unimaginable travesty!!
Pic Your Park Contest prize image of friends in a park
Win a park adventure!

Get up, get out there, visit park sites, earn the most points, and win a trip for two to any National Park site in the contiguous 48 states. Make your dream park adventure come true!

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