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This contest has officially ended.

Thanks to everyone that participated.

our lucky winners are:

katrina wilson, kristin richmond, marietta harvey

Bluestone Dam

Bluestone Dam

Discover this impressive structure and the waters that it controls. Take your selfie with the dam from this view point located just off of Route 20.

Bluestone State Park

Bluestone State Park

Enjoy the beauty of Bluestone as you take a selfie from the fishing pier with the Lilly Bridge in the background.

Hinton Historic District

Hinton Historic District

Stroll the sidewalks to find this colorful train mural painted by Tom Acosta. Use it for your selfie backdrop and be sure to include the Hinton sign.

John Henry Park

John Henry Park

Head on over to Talcott to learn more about John Henry, a.k.a. "the Steel Drivin' Man" and take a selfie with his statue and the tunnel.

Pipestem Resort State Park

Pipestem Resort State Park

Visit Canyon Rim Center and watch the tram cars descend into the gorge. Take a selfie with the view finder and tram in the picture.

Sandstone Falls

Sandstone Falls

Explore the largest waterfall on the New River and take a selfie anywhere along the boardwalk with the waterfalls in the background.


Due to recent flooding the road into the John Henry Park is closed to vehicle traffic, please park at the gate and proceed on foot.


1. Visit each of the sights shown in the photos above between August 1, 2020 and August 31, 2020.

2. Take a selfie at each sight as described in the photos above.

3. Once you have visited all six sights and you have taken your selfies, post all six photos together directly on our Facebook page or on Instagram.

4. Tag us @ExploreSummersCounty and use the hashtag #SightseeingInSummers.

5. Three lucky winners will be selected on September 4, 2020.

  • One winner with the most creative photos. 

  • One winner with the overall best photos.

  • One random draw winner.


Three lucky winners will each win $250 and a two night stay at either Pipestem Resort State Park, Bluestone State Park, or the Guest House Inn.


  • This contest is open to anyone age 18 or over.

  • Other rules and regulations may apply according to individual lodging facilities.

  • Only one entry per person. Each photo can only be entered once. Duplicates will be removed.

  • The person submitting the photo must be the sole author and owner of the photo entered.

  • New River Gateway CVB does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced photos.

  • Computer-generated photos will not be accepted. Artwork and illustrations will not be accepted.

  • By entering your photo, you grant the New River Gateway CVB the non-exclusive right to duplicate, copy, and reproduce the photo for any purpose, at any time, in any media.

  • The winner consents to the use of their photo, name and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by the New River Gateway CVB, without compensation.

  • This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.


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