UPDATE: April 2, 2020

Entry has closed! Thank you to everyone who submitted. We received so many wonderful submissions, and it was nearly impossible for our staff to choose a winner. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your beautiful photos of St. Mary Lake. We will provide more updates once Joshua’s photo is available as a postcard in our Park Stores!

First Place

“Dawn Breaks on St. Mary Lake” by Joshua Lewis, Instagram: @wild.joshua

Bright orange Indian Paintbrush flowers in front of a mountainous alpine lake at sunrise, photo credit: Joshua Lewis

Second Place

Dominic Hadzima

An alpine lake surrounded by mountains on a sunny day with clear blue sky.

Third Place

Patrick Booth, Facebook: @mysticcreekstudios

An alpine lake with clouds sweeping over surrounding mountaintops.

Calling all photographers! How would you like to see your picture on a postcard sold in all Glacier Conservancy Park Stores? You have the chance to do just that in our Picture Perfect Glacier Postcard Photo Contest.

We’re looking for an incredible photo of St. Mary Lake to feature on a brand new postcard design this year, and your photo could be the one!

How To Enter

To enter, email your best high resolution photos (at least 1800 x 1200 pixels, 300 PPI) of St. Mary Lake to photocontest@glacier.org.

Please include your name, phone number, mailing address, and any social media handles (if applicable) with your submission.

We’re looking for stunning photos that include Wild Goose Island and capture the beauty of St. Mary Lake in a new way. Please click here to read the full contest rules.


First Place
The winning photo will be converted into a Glacier National Park postcard and will be sold in all Glacier Conservancy Park Stores!
The first place winner will also receive:
One Glacier Conservancy logo Osprey daypack
One Glacier reusable water bottle
Glacier National Park swag and other goodies
Second Place
One Glacier map cinch pack
One Glacier neck gaiter
Glacier National Park swag and other goodies
Third Place
One Glacier Conservancy logo reusable tote bag
One Glacier microfiber bandana
Glacier National Park swag and other goodies


1. Photo submissions must be of St. Mary Lake in Glacier National Park.

2. All photo submissions must be high resolution JPEG file format.

3. Submit as many photos as you like. Just make sure they include St. Mary Lake and Wild Goose Island to be considered.

4. Please read all the contest rules before submitting anything.


Photographs will be anonymously judged based on composition, artistry, and originality by the Glacier Conservancy staff. Winners will be announced early April 2020.


The photo contest will run from 12:00 am MST on February 10, 2020 through 11:59 pm MST on March 15, 2020. Winners will be selected and announced early April 2020.