Glacier Photo Contest

Nick Lake

2020 Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted and voted in our photo contest. We were so impressed with all the photos we received! The Glacier Conservancy works to preserve and protect Glacier National Park for future generations. As you can see in these photos, you truly show your love for Glacier and help make this important work happen. Be on the lookout next year to see the top photos featured in our 2022 Glacier Wall Calendar.

First place

Three mountain goats are perched on a cliff ledge with a snowy mountain in the background.

Grinnell Goats by Brady Jochim

Second place

Starry sky with comet above mountains reflecting on Lake McDonald.

Comet Neowise by Ryan Hanson

Third place

Mount Saint Nicholas is covered with snow with alpenglow and a pink and purple sky.

Mt. Saint Nicholas by Mark Norton

Honorable Mention

Glacier National Park entrance sign in fall with yellow trees lining the sides of the road.

West Entrance by Taylor Durham

Looking down at Grinnell Glacier with moon in the sky at sunset.

Grinnell Glacier Overlook by Mark Norton

Grizzly bear walking through grass and purple and white wildflowers.

Grizzly Siyeh by Shane Kolinski

Snow-capped mountains in background with bright fall colored trees reflecting onto river.

Autumn Middle Fork by Richard Ostrem

View of Cracker Lake from mountain ridge dusted with snow.

Skyline Experience 2019 by Rares Dominte

Man standing on trail near lake with snowy mountains in the background.

Hiking Grinnell Glacier Trail by Karen Peron

Burnt trees with snow on branches against a bright blue sky.

Mt. Brown Trail by Candice Nadasi

A marmot is sitting in a meadow of wildflowers with its mouth open and is about to take a bite out of a leaf.

Marmot Eating Flower Leaves by Karen Peron

Dramatic sunlit clouds rise in vertical columns above Haystack Butte.

Going-to-the-Sun by Gabe Brodowy

Cotton candy pink clouds rise above the mountains surrounding St.Mary Lake.

St. Mary Lake at Sunset by Bill Boehm


The 2020 Contest has Ended

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos! Entries for the 2021 photo contest will be accepted in October.

Whether you’re an amateur or a professional photographer, you can help us focus on protecting Glacier for future generations. From stunning landscapes to magnificent wildlife, Glacier is a photographer’s paradise. Your images could be featured in our 2022 Glacier Wall Calendar, newsletter, social media or in other publications to help inspire others to protect Glacier!


Submissions accepted until 11:59 pm MST November 30, 2020

Winners Announced

December 2020



First Place

Osprey daypack with Glacier Conservancy logo

2022 Glacier Wall Calendar

Glacier neck gaiter

Glacier Geek swag and other goodies

Second Place

Super comfy knit beanie with Glacier Conservancy logo

2022 Glacier Wall Calendar

Glacier journal

Glacier Geek swag and other goodies

Third Place

Two Medicine jigsaw puzzle

2022 Glacier Wall Calendar

Glacier socks

Glacier Geek swag and other goodies

*You will receive a 2022 Glacier Wall Calendar if your photo is one of the 12 featured in the calendar.



1. Photo submissions must be in Glacier National Park.

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

3. Files should include your name and photo location. (i.e. BillyBrown-AvalancheLake.jpeg)

4. Submit as many photos as you like.

5. Please read all contest rules before submitting anything.



Photographs will be anonymously judged based on composition, artistry, and originality by Glacier Conservancy staff. The top finalists will be voted on by the public. Winners will be announced in December 2020.