Congratulations to Our Winners!

We've loved getting to see what you love most about Wake County Parks! We received nearly 250 great submissions that show off some of the activities, scenery, and wildlife that our parks offer. Thanks to all who submitted pictures and voted for their favorite. Congratulations to this year's winners!


1st Place

@shaunkingphoto won a $100 gift card to the Great Outdoor Provision Co for his shot of Yates Mill reflected in the mill pond.



2nd Place 

@kessler_chaos is the winner of Flash 18 Pack and water bottles from REI for her shot of a reflection in a Yates Mill window.


 3rd Place

@vickiosphotos wins a picnic for four from Whole Foods Market for her picture of Walt the goat at Historic Oak View Park.

Consent Release

By uploading my photo to Instagram and tagging it with the hashtag #OurWakeCountyParks, I hereby give permission to Wake County to prepare, use, reproduce, publish, and exhibit my photo, portrait, or likeness on any or all material published by Wake County Government in their public relations, marketing, and educational programs. Any photograph may be used without my prior examination of the finished product.
I hereby waive my rights to privacy in connection with consent above given, and I hereby release, discharge, and agree to hold harmless all the parties to whom this consent is given from any liability whatsoever and agree that this consent and waiver will not be made the basis of a future claim of any kind.


 WakeGOV Parks Instagram Photos



Gallery of All #OurWakeCountyParks Contest Entries