Looking for your best trail shots

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is looking for great photos of people enjoying the Appalachian Trail in 2011. The conservancy is looking for images that illustrate your idea of a perfect day on the trail. Creative and unique shots are encouraged.

All entries must be submitted by email by Nov. 10. Submissions should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A panel of judges will select the top 20 photos. Prizes will be awarded to the top three contestants.

For more information, including rules, or questions regarding the photo contest, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304.535.6331 ext. 134.

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