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Olmsted 200's #PicMyPark Instagram Contest

#PicMyPark logo | Olmsted 200: Celebrating Parks for All People

Family picnics, concerts under the stars, tossing the frisbee with friends, riding bikes, watching birds一 people everywhere are gathering in America’s green, open spaces to celebrate summer! Whether you’re traveling across the street to your favorite neighborhood park or across the country to visit a national park, Olmsted 200 wants to see what you’re up to.

As you venture through your favorite parks — designed by Olmsted or another landscape architect — snap a selfie and share it to social media using the hashtag #PicMyPark.

Once a month, the Olmsted 200 team will choose a #PicMyPark post from Instagram to feature across our platforms and in our Olmsted Insider newsletter. We’ll even send the winner a special gift from our online store


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Last month’s winner posted a beautiful photo of Lake Park in Milwaukee and received a free Olmsted 200 hat. Our honorable mentions included photos of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC and Fort Tryon Park in New York City, NY. 

Curious how to up your odds of winning? Tell us about your favorite space 一 why are you visiting, what is your favorite feature, and why it is worth visiting. Don’t forget to tag Olmsted 200 in your post and let us know you are part of ASLA by tagging them as well. 

Step-by-step instructions to participate:

  1. Snap a pic of your favorite park 
  2. Upload it to Instagram using the hashtag #PicMyPark
  3. Identify the park and tell us about the space
  4. Don’t forget to tag @Olmsted200 and @NationalASLA
  5. Check our feed often to see if you’re a winner
  6. Don’t forget to follow us @Olmsted200 on all social media channel

We can’t wait to see your parks! 

Learn more about Olmsted 200.

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