Photo of the Month

Photo Contest

You could be our next Photo of the Month winner!

Join our My California State Parks Flickr group to become part of a community of photographers and park lovers sharing their images. Once a month, a winner is selected to win a prize!

We hope this contest inspires others to go out and make their own memories at California’s state parks, and we hope photographers will continue to bring their passion, talent and dedication to the contest.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us. We can be reached via FlickrMail or

January Winner

January 2019 POTM

Congratulations James M. Watts!
James’s photo captured whimbrels at Pescadero State Beach. “It was fun watching the two whimbrels patrol the beach, looking for small shellfish that the tide was bringing in. I was sitting on the beach watching them for several minutes before taking the photo of one of them. Some of my earliest and fondest childhood memories are of going to various state parks with my parents.”

California State Parks Foundation

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