Wildflower Contest 2022!


Wildflower Photo Contest 2022

Submit your wildflower photos from Portola Redwoods or Castle Rock State Park for your chance to win a prize! Contest Deadline is April 30th. Pictures with people in them also are encouraged but please remember that picking flowers in the parks is not allowed.  To enter, email [email protected] 1 picture per email with the following information:

  • Flower Name and names of people in the photo (optional):
  • Your Name:
  • Location (which park, trail name/area in the park):
  • Instagram handle (optional):
    (by providing your instagram handle, you are consenting to having your picture tagged by our @portolaandcastlerockfoundation account)
  • Join email or volunteer email list? Y/N
  • Interested in membership? Y/N

First Place: 2 REI Co-op Flexlite Camp Chairs
Second Place: REI Flash 18 Pack in light grey
Third Place: National Audobon Society California Field Guide

Contest Rules

No purchase or membership necessary. To be eligible, a photograph must have been shot by the entrant (the Contestant). Contestant certifies that he/she is the sole creator and copyright owner of the submitted photograph. Images must be of or taken in Castle Rock or Portola Redwoods State Parks only. Up to 5 submissions per Contestant are allowed. The Board of Directors of Portola and Castle Rock Foundation are not eligible to participate.The Contestant gives Portola and Castle Rock Foundation a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, free of charge, non-exclusive license to reproduce, distribute display or otherwise use the images, for any reason, including as part of merchandise or for marketing purposes. For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you must be prepared to provide a release of liability from the person or, in the case of a minor, the person’s parent or guardian, to the Foundation upon request. All Contestants hold Portola and Castle Rock Foundation harmless from all claims of any nature arising in connection with Contestant’s participation in the contest including without limitation any third party claim for copyright infringement or a violation of an individual’s right to privacy and/or publicity right, or acceptance or use of a prize. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. CONTEST DEADLINE IS 12:00 AM PST on April 30, 2022.



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Donations can also be sent via mail to:
Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
59 Washington Street #107, Santa Clara CA 95050

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