2007 ASCOT Photography Contest

Trails in Arizona are as varied as the topography. Users shared their unique vision of Arizona's trails by entering the Arizona State Committee on Trails: ASCOT Photography Contest. The contest celebrates the beauty of Arizona and the varied experiences of trails and trail users. Check back here for information on the next Photography Contest cycle.


Category: Trail Users

Photos of the diverse types of trail users including, but not limited to mountain bikers, equestrians, hikers, paddlers, children, seniors, persons with disabilities, families, hiking clubs, scout troops.

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Category: Arizona State Park or State Trails System

Arizona has 29 State Parks and Natural Area, each unique in landscape and opportunity to discover more about the state. Arizona State Parks also manages the Arizona State Trails System, a statewide system of the best nonmotorized trails on all public lands with over 550 trails. This category is for trails within Arizona State Parks or part of the State Trails System.

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Category: Landscape

Arizona landscape is one of the most varied in all the U.S. Trails with the most amazing views.

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Winners from the 2007 cycle received:

An Arizona State Parks Standard Annual Pass

Allows pass holder and up to three additional adults in the same vehicle day use access to all Arizona State Parks (except Lake Havasu, Cattail Cove, Buckskin Mountain and River Island on weekends and holidays).

A Set of the Arizona State Trails Guides

a geographically comprehensive set of trails maps in Arizona that provide detailed descriptions and locations to 550 trails in the state.

Public Recognition

Certificate of recognition, pictures posted on the Arizona State Parks website, a statewide press release and potentially featured in state and national Arizona State Parks promotions.

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