September 20, 2022
  • The San Mateo County Parks Foundation invites youth and adult photographers to enter its second Park Pics Photo Contest. Now is your chance to share what you see and love about our beautiful county parks and be rewarded. Submissions are being accepted now through October 17, 2022, on the Parks Foundation website.

    Go to Photo Contest Page

    The San Mateo County Parks Foundation is the non-profit partner of San Mateo County Parks. It raises funds through donations and grant writing to support projects, programs, and volunteers which benefit parks and visitors. 

    Winners of the following categories will be awarded a $125 REI gift card: 

    1. Landscapes and waterscapes
    2. Up close with nature
    3. People in parks

    Each of the three categories will include an aspiring photographer award (open to youth in grades 6 to 12).

    "Pileated Woodpecker" by Selwyn Quan
    "Pilleated Woodpecker" by Selwyn Quan - 2021 Winner

    All finalist photos will be featured on the Foundation’s website for public voting in the People’s Choice award category with the winning prize of a $175 REI gift card.

    Submit your photos online by October 17. If you want more information or have questions about the contest, visit the Park Pics FAQ

    See a list of all San Mateo County Parks