Passport To Your National Parks 2017 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Nov 1, 2016What's New

Eastern National is proud to announce the 2017 winners of the annual Passport To Your National Parks® photo contest. The contest is open to National Park Service employees and Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs).

Ten photographs of national parks are selected and featured on the Passport To Your National Parks® commemorative stamp set. Winning photographers receive a $500 award if the photograph is their own. If it is an NPS photo, the award is given to the park. Passport stamp sets have been issued each year since 1986.

The 2017 winners are:

National Stamp
Denali National Park and Preserve
NPS photo by Tim Rains

North Atlantic Region
John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site
NPS photo by Jim Roberts

Mid-Atlantic Region
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Photo by Rick Kendall

National Capital Region
Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality
National Monument
Photo by Kathryn Williams

Southeast Region
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
NPS photo

Midwest Region
George Washington Carver National Monument
Photo by David A. Dawson

Southwest Region
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Photo by Richard Maxwell

Rocky Mountain Region
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site
Photo by Gavin Gardner

Western Region
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Photo by Richard Maxwell

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Region
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
NPS photo by Josh Spice

The 2017 stamp set can be purchased at, by calling (877) 628-7275, or by visiting a
participating national park. The Passport book, the Passport Explorer Edition, the new Passport
Collector’s Edition, and commemorative stamp sets from previous years (1986 through 2016) are
also available.

Call (877) 628-7275 for wholesale opportunity information.

Photo: The 2017 National Stamp features Denali National Park and Preserve (shown). The stamp set also features a special commemorative “Find Your Park” stamp.

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