Cloudland Canyon Photo Contest

Cloudland Canyon State Park
The winning photographer will receive a gift package from Cloudland Canyon State Park.
Please read the photo contests rules and other information provided below.

Submitting Entries

Cloudland Canyon Waterfall
Visit Cloudland Canyon State Park throughout the year and submit your best photos as outlined below. You may be the next photo contest winner!
The 2016 contest is now open. Please start submitting your entries.
Cloudland Canyon FacebookWe will post the top 5 2016 photos to the Facebook page in January 2017 for viewers to vote and announce the winners in March of 2017.
  • Contestants must submit their photographs digitally as 300 DPI, jpg or pdf files.
  • Photos are to be sent to: and must include your name and phone number.
  • When saving your digital picture please save it as your last name and first initial. For multiple entries, include numbers 1 through 5 followed by your first initial. Example: jsmith2.jpg.
  • Photo Release: by submitting photos to this contest, the photographer is giving non-exclusive usage rights to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Cloudland Canyon State Park as stated below.
  • Minor digital enhancement for cropping, red-eye removal, filters and corrective functions are permitted, but images to be judged are not to be altered in any significant manner or they will be disqualified. Contestants are not permitted to place borders, frames or backgrounds around their images nor place watermarks, dates, signatures or copyright images onto photos.

FormatCloudland Canyon Lizard

  • Photographs must be high resolution, 300 DPI digital, taken at 1024x768 (or higher) pixels or highest resolution possible. Must be jpg or pdf files only.
  • Photographs must have been taken at Cloudland Canyon State Park.
  • Photographs can include people and/or wildlife.
  • If photographs contain recognizable people, your entry must include written permission (from all people in the photograph) for both you and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to use the photo as stated below.


By submitting photographs, contestants give the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Cloudland Canyon State Park non-exclusive rights including but not limited to advertising, websites, promotions, publications, media relations and commercial resale use. Photo credit and compensation will not be granted. Contestants retain their own usage rights.