Thank you to everyone who entered our 2016 photo contest. We had 165 entries showcasing the spectacular landscape, wildlife and plant life protected within Minnesota’s parks, trails and other recreation areas. Below are the photos that received top honors in the judging, although we’d like to acknowledge the many honorable mentions as well.
Blue Mounds State Park by Debbie Kippen
Itasca State Park by Tanya Ryappy
Superior Hiking Trail by Andrea Bauer
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park by Jelieta Walinski
Itasca State Park by Susan Mayer
Border Route Trail by Stephanie Herington