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2019 MissouriDNR Photo Contest - Judging is underway. Check out 2019’s finalists in the slideshow.

The MissouriDNR Photo Contest has ended. Be sure to check back to see the winning photographs.

Amateur photographers of all ages were eligible to enter the MissouriDNR Photo Contest hosted by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The MissouriDNR Photo Contest offers you the opportunity to capture your favorite moments in Missouri’s rich natural and cultural resources and share them for all to enjoy. The contest ran April 1 through Oct. 1, 2019.

Contest winners will have their winning photographs featured in the Winter 2020 issue of the Missouri Resources magazine, which will be posted in December 2019. The winners will also be announced on the department’s website at and displayed throughout the department.

Thank you for helping capture Missouri’s natural and cultural resources.


Can you imagine living in a world without nature? No trees, no wildlife, no cool spring waters to dip our toes into nor the opportunity to experience Mother Nature’s four seasons? Thankfully, Missourians are able to enjoy all of this and more! Help us capture Missouri’s outstanding natural resources by submitting your photos in the following categories.

  • Natural Resources: this category includes photographs of Missouri’s air, landscapes and waterways.
  • Unique Places: this category includes photographs taken within one of Missouri’s state parks and historic sites. For a list of all parks and sites visit
  • People Enjoying Missouri’s Outdoors: this category includes photographs of people spending time enjoying and exploring Missouri’s great outdoors.

MissouriDNR Photo Contest Winners

The photo contest winners are featured in the Winter issues of the Missouri Resources magazine.