The Umstead Coalition
Dedicated to the appreciation, use, and preservation of the William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek natural area

2015 Photo Contest Winners

Capture the Spirit-William B. Umstead State Park 

37 photo(s) Updated on: 09/20/2015
  • A couple spotting snakes at Crabtree Creek. Near the bridge on the Company Mill Trail crossing Crabtree Creek (4/23/2014). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Sameer Potdar
  • Big Lake Trail Walkers. Trail to Big Lake (5/4/2015). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Petra Glorie
  • First Footsteps. Reedy Creek Bridge (2/26/2015). 1st Place (Footprints). Photographer: Jessica Phillips
  • Get out the map. Company Mill Trail (9/14/2014). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Karen Judge
  • Taking Nothing but an Image. Loblolly trail crossing Reedy Creek (5/30/2015). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Craig Archer
  • Turkey Creek Trail Run. Turkey Creek (4/25/2015). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Arianne Hemlein
  • Wanderer. Oak Rock Trail (10/16/2014). Honorable Mention (Footprints). Photographer: Thomas Beck
  • Winter Hike. Sycamore Trail (2/13/2010). 2nd Place (Footprints). Photographer: Peter Vandeberg
  • A tree grows. Company Mill Trail (4/26/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Karen Judge
  • Berries. William B. Near Sycamore Trail, Umstead State Park (11/18/2014). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Thomas Beck
  • Big Lake Winter Scene. Big Lake (1/3/2009). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Peter Vandeberg
  • Ephemeral vs. Vestige. The picture was taken outside the Sycamore Mess Hall being restored by The Umstead Coalition. The Dragonfly was perched on one of the old sinks removed during the restoration of
  • Fallen. At Crabtree Creek near the old dam wall (10/29/2014). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Paul Malcolm
  • Five Lined Skink. Trail to Boathouse near Big Lake (4/30/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Melissa Theil
  • Fungus Stairway. Near intersection of Company Mill Trail and Reedy Creek (4/27/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Arianne Hemlein
  • Giant Mushroom. Pott's Branch Trail (8/9/2014). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Justin Paul
  • Mr. & Mrs. Snake. Near Company Mill Trail crossing the Crabtree Creek (4/27/2014). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Sameer Potdar
  • Path to Your Soul. Turkey Creek Trail (3/30/2013). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: John O'Connor
  • Spring has Sprung. Walking trail on north side of Umstead State Park (4/17/2011). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Charles Michener
  • The Great Blue Heron. Crabtree Creek, on the Company Mill Trail (6/7/2012). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Brad Young
  • The Honey Miner. North edge of Reedy Creek Lake (6/5/2015). 1st Place (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Craig Archer
  • The Next Day. Reedy Creek Lake (2/17/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Rose Flederbach
  • The Wild Atamasco Lily. Trail behind the boathouse (5/4/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Petra Glorie
  • Triangle Toad. Field bordering Sycamore Lake (5/4/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Windy Sawczyn
  • Umstead Copperhead. Northwest section of Sal's Branch Trail (5/9/2015). Honorable Mention (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Rheann Earnest
  • Weaving a web. Along Old Company Mill Trail (10/9/2009). 2nd Place (Flora and fauna). Photographer: Knox McMillan
  • As Above, So Below. The photo was captured right before dusk at the Umstead Park Big Lake's Upper Dam right near the kayak rentals (which can be seen to the right of the picture) (2/21/2014). Honorabl
  • Cemetery @ Loblolly. Young Family Cemetery off the Loblolly Trail section by Harrison Avenue Park entrance (5/13/2015). Honorable Mention (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Coleen Sullins
  • Company Mill Creek Dam Ruins. Company Mill Dam Ruins on Crabtree Creek (5/5/2015). Honorable Mention (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Bobby Nicks
  • Mill Remnants on Reedy Creek. Reedy Creek, not far from the Loblolly Trail. (2/25/2006). Honorable Mention (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Peter Vandeberg
  • Resting restroom. Sycamore Group Camp on trail to Sycamore Lake (5/4/2015). Honorable Mention (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Petra Glorie
  • Snowing at The Bridge. Company Mill Dam, Company Mill Trail on Crabtree Creek (2/26/2015). 1st Place (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Greg Mills
  • Wooden Bridge. Company Mill Trail (4/26/2015). 2nd Place (Historical Park structures). Photographer: Karen Judge
  • Curious Mr. Squirrel. Company Mill trail (2/14/2015). 1st Place (Youth-Flora and fauna). Photographer: Shreyas Bellary
  • Fly Fly Dragonfly. Ready Creek Trail (6/9/2015). Honorable Mention (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Ashwin Gadiraju
  • Relaxing at Umstead. Big Lake, William B. Umstead State Park (6/15/2014). Honorable Mention (Youth-Footprints). Photographer: Sreekar Mantena
  • Lake Bridge. Reedy Creek Lake Bridge (6/9/2015). 2nd Place (Youth-Historical Park structures). Photographer: Ashwin Gadiraju
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