National trails day photo contest

National Trails Day

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National Trails Day is held annually on the first Saturday in June with the goal of connecting people to trails.  This year it is on Saturday, June 1, 2019 and in celebration of National Trails Day, the City of Wilmington will host the National Trails Day Photo Contest.  Every trail beckons adventure and has a story to share with any person willing to discover it and we want you to share your stories in photos!

Here's the  Challenge...
Upload a photo of one of the trails in Wilmington utilizing the hashtag #ilmtrailsday2019 

Deadline for Submissions:  Sunday, June 2

CLICK HERE to upload and submit your photo

Contest Rules

  • All photos must contain the hashtag #ilmtrailsday2019 to be considered
  • Photos must be from trails in Wilmington, North Carolina (no beach communities)  Example - Gary Shell Cross-City Trail, Maides Park trail, Greenfield Park, Wade Park etc.
  • Photos must be posted no later than Sunday, June 2
  • Top 3 photographs will be selected
  • All decisions will be final
  • Photos submitted will be public and may be used for publications by Wilmington Parks & Recreation.   


    1st - $150   Dicks Sporting Goods Gift Card
    2nd - $100  Great Outdoor Provision Company Gift Card
    3rd - $50   Two Wheeler Dealer Gift Card


For more information, call 772-4177 or Email

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