2024 Photo Contest

31st Mission Trails Regional Park Photo Contest

Presented by the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation and made possible with support from the City of San Diego.

  • Awards reception: May 23, 2024, 6-8 PM at the MTRP Visitor Center; Register for the event HERE
  • Categories for adults: Plants | Animals | Landscapes | People
  • Teens: Open category
  • Kids: Open category


  • $100 Best of Show
  • $75 People’s Choice
  • $50 Each First Place

Images from the 31st Mission Trails Regional Park Photo Contest will be on view at the MTRP Visitor Center from May 23 to July 7, 2024. The images featured are among 267 entrants’ photos, and the images on view include this year’s Photo Contest winners. The awards for Best in Show, category first through third place winners, and honorable mention photographs will be announced at the opening reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, May 23. Voting for the People’s Choice Award will take place throughout the exhibition with the winner to be announced the week of July 8. Many thanks to this year’s Photo Contest Judges: Wendy Esterly, Rick Wiley, and Brian Wright. All qualifying entries will be featured on the MTRP website beginning on May 23, 2024.

Register for the Opening Reception