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California State Parks Foundation ADMIN October 3, 2019
Share your photos and out next Photo of the Month! Upload your photo(s) to our group or tag us at @CalParks on Twitter and Instagram, and California State Parks Foundation on Facebook, using #mycastateparks. Each week we will feature one photo on social media and pick one winner at the end of each month. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us. We can be reached via FlickrMail or See group rules for more details.

Group Description

This group is a California state park specific photo gallery and contest organized by California State Parks Foundation, a member-supported nonprofit dedicated to protecting, improving and advocating for all of California’s state parks. With our community of supporters, we deliver innovative solutions for an excellent parks system by facilitating park improvements, inspiring stewardship, supporting partners, advocating for sound policies, and connecting people to parks. Together we ensure that the natural beauty, rich culture and history, and recreational and educational opportunities of our 280 state parks are available for all to enjoy now and for generations to come.

This contest has replaced our old photo contest held at We hope this can be a place for our supporters and friends to share their experiences in California state parks.

Group Rules

Each week we will feature one photographer across social channels that have entered the California State Parks Foundation Photo of the Month contest. One grand prize winner will be selected once a month and receive a special prize and a California State Parks Annual Pass!

1. Contest photographs must be taken in a California State Park. Please use the name of the park in the title of your photo.
2. Please only post photos that you have taken and that you own the copyrights to.
3. Any persons shown in a photograph has given you permission to take and share this photograph, and given you authority to submit it.
4. Please, no photos of minors unless you are the parent or legal guardian of the minor.

We often select images from this group to use in our printed and digital materials, as well as on our website. By uploading a photograph to this group, you grant California State Parks Foundation the right to use the photo in all forms, media and manners, without restriction as to changes or alterations, for advertising, trade, promotion, exhibition, or any other lawful purposes to promote the program and educational mission of the California State Parks Foundation and its partners, waiving any right to inspect or approve the photographs or electronic matter that may be used in conjunction with them now or in the future, whether that use is known to me or unknown, and I waive any rights to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the photographs.

When using photographs for these purposes we will always credit the photographer.

We encourage you follow us on social media and sign up for our e-newsletter:
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Each month, one lucky winner will receive a special prize and a California State Parks Annual Pass!

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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