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

2016 Photo Contest Winners

39 photo(s) Updated on: 11/25/2017
  • Slow & Steady. Eastern Box turtle (NC’s State reptile) on Company Mill Trail (06/02/16). 1st Place (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Keenan Baker
  • Cabin Door. Sycamore Group Camp Cabin at Sycamore Lake (05/04/16). 1st Place (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Melissa Theil
  • Emerald Lined Paths. South Turkey Creek Multi-use Trail (12/12/15). 1st Place (Footprints: Park Activities). Photographer: Georgina Jones
  • Waxy Caps. Pott's Trail close to parking lot (05/23/16). 1st Place (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Geoffrey Balme
  • Nature is Love. Group Camp (04/02/16). 2nd Place (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Claire Beck
  • Cascades of Umstead. Along Sycamore Creek just downstream from Sycamore Lake (07/14/14). 2nd Place (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Matt Williams
  • Misty Morning Hike. Company Mill Trail (08/27/10). 2nd Place (Footprints: Park Activities). Photographer: Brad Young
  • Spring Dogwood. Reedy Creek Entrance (Harrison Ave) Parking Lot (03/28/16). 2nd Place (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: John Lloyd
  • A couple of Fun Guys. Reedy Creek Lake Trail (10/23/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Charles Michener
  • A River Runs Through It. From a bridge on the Umstead Parkway south of the Visitor Center (11/12/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Petra Glorie
  • A Rose on the Grave. Small graveyard along the Loblolly Trail near the Harrison Ave entrance parking lot (06/07/16). Honorable Mention (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Tina Morrison
  • Butterfly Landing. Along Company Mill Trail (04/06/10). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Brad Young
  • Chicken of the Woods. Off South Turkey Creek Multi-use Trail (05/30/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Georgina Jones
  • Common Snapper. This turtle photo was shot around 7 pm near the reedy Creek Lake (05/05/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Arvind Balaraman
  • Enchanting Fall Colors at Umstead Park. Crabtree Creek at the Compan Mill site close to Company Mill Trail (10/25/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Aliasghar Marjani
  • Eye of the Tiger. Pott's Branch Trail (06/05/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Manorama Arcot
  • Faerie House. The Company Mill trail, not far from the discovery loop. (01/24/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: William Dibble
  • Geese Landing. Big Lake (10/19/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Tina Morrison
  • Heron in the Spotlight. Crabtree Creek near the Company Mill area accessed via the Company Mill Trail (03/28/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Matt Williams
  • Loblolly Crossing. Loblolly Trail crossing installed by The Umstead Coalition, where it crosses Reedy Creek. (05/22/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Kimberly Nusbaum
  • Long Distance Runner. Group Camp Road, Umstead 100 Run (04/02/16). Honorable Mention (Footprints: Park Activities). Photographer: Thomas Beck
  • Looking For Inspiration. On the Company Mill Trail (05/07/16). Honorable Mention (Footprints: Park Activities). Photographer: Paul Malcolm
  • Man Fishing. Big Lake (06/09/16). Honorable Mention (Footprints: Park Activities). Photographer: Dayton Ellwanger
  • Points The Way. Loblolly Trail (10/30/15). Honorable Mention (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Craig Archer
  • Reedy Creek Princess. Reedy Creek Shelter #1 (06/04/16). Honorable Mention (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Kenneth Huang
  • Reflections on a Winter Day. Creek along Loblolly Trail (12/14/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Arianne Hemlein
  • Snail on a Tree. Near the Visitor Center at the Umstead entrance off of US 70 (05/18/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Shannon Fields
  • Spring Bloom. Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) along Pott’s Branch Trail (06/05/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Naveen Bellary
  • Standing Guard. Reedy Creek Lake (03/14/15). Honorable Mention (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Pete Vandeberg
  • Steps. Group Camp (04/02/16). Honorable Mention (Historic Park structures). Photographer: Thomas Beck
  • Taking Flight. Sycamore trail near right-of-way, not far from Graylyn stone bridge, along creek (05/22/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Mark Greenhalgh
  • Trilogy. Crabtree Creek, downstream from the old Company Mill dam (10/29/15). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Paul Malcolm
  • Winter Bridge. Bridge at Reedy Creek Lake (01/15/12). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Jason Williams
  • Winter Trees. Multi-use trail near Ebenezer Church Road (03/02/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Don Moody
  • Wolf Spider. Parking Lot near Big Lake (06/10/16). Honorable Mention (Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Melissa Theil
  • Bluets in the Spring. Loblolly Trail (04/24/16). Honorable Mention (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Selen Gizlice
  • Craggy Fire Pit Gates. Camp Craggy historic site (06/04/16). Honorable Mention (Youth-Historic Park Structures). Photographer: Zippy Drew
  • Long Peaceful River. Stream along the Loblolly Trail (05/28/16). Honorable Mention (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Zippy Drew
  • The Whimsical Tree. Sycamore Trail (06/14/14). Honorable Mention (Youth-Flora and Fauna). Photographer: Sreekar Mantena
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The Umstead Coalition is dedicated to the appreciation, use, and preservation of the William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Natural Area.
 
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