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Itasca County is full of amazing views and vistas that are changing every day.  In an effort to capture the beauty of what our northern forests and cities have to offer, we are hosting and promoting an incredible photo contest that you will definitely want to be a part of.

The Essential Details

photo contest images prompt jpgThis photo contest is a unique opportunity for visitors and residents in Itasca County to participate in a great tribute to the landscapes, landmarks, and iconic events throughout the Grand Rapids area.  This contest contains two separate components: several weekly prizes, and one grand prize. Any photo taken within Itasca County is eligible for entry into this contest. Please use your common sense. We reserve the right to disqualify any entry that we feel violates the family-friendly nature of this photo contest.

Contest Duration

The #MNnature photo contest will take place from Memorial Day – Labor Day.

Weekly Prize – $50

To enter your photo into the weekly prize drawing, simply post it to social media & tag the photo with the #MNnature hashtag. A winning photo will be chosen once a week for the duration of the contest. (Social Media platforms include: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+ )

Grand Prize – $2,800

In addition to the weekly winners,  a photograph may be entered separately into the drawing for the Grand Prize.  To enter your photo for the Grand Prize,:

  1. Fill out the form on the sweepstakes page
  2. Attach your photo
  3. Add a caption
  4. Submit!

Beautiful Vistas in Itasca County

It does not matter where you are – there is a perfect snapshot waiting for you in every corner of Itasca county.  Take your camera or cell phone out with you on every one of your expeditions to make sure that you are prepared if the perfect photo opportunity appears.

Remember: there’s no such thing as a bad photo, just the photo that was never taken.

Snap a photo for the contest if:

You’re out on the lakes and reel in The Big One
You’re out on the lakes and reel in the smallest fish you’ve ever seen
You’re on a family hike in the perfect nature setting
You’re participating in one of our great area events
You have found the best bait ‘n tackle shop in the area

The Grand Rapids area has always been one of the most picturesque regions of Minnesota.  We are so excited to see what the locals and visitors are able to find when they’re in Minnesota’s Nature.

Get your photography skills ready!



We would not be able to host this great photo contest without help from our amazing sponsors. 



Thank you to our Grand Prize Sponsors:

Hidden-Haven
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True North Salon
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Underwritten By:

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 Herald+Manneys (1)  
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Weekly Business Sponsors:

Annabella’s Antique Mall and Café • Baby Steps • Birds of a Feather • Brewed Awakenings • Bridgemans Embers Club Mesabi, Inc • Frame Up • Itasca Trail Sports • Kindred House Co. • Lake Lover Vintage • Nana Chelle’s Café Pokegama Golf Course • Salmela Jewelers • Shaw Florists Amish & Antiques • Yarn Gallery