Fodor's Travel and Knopf Publishing Announce: "Show Us Your National Parks" Photo Contest in Collaboration with Ken Burns' "National Parks"

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Fodor's Travel and Knopf announce the co-sponsorship of a travel photography contest, "Show Us Your National Parks."

Show Us Your National Parks.

sponsorship of a travel photography contest, "Show Us Your National Parks."

From September 1st through September 30th, visitors to will have the opportunity to upload and share their favorite photos and experiences of America's National Parks with other travelers. Ten winners will receive a copy of The National Parks by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns as well as a Fodor's guide of their choice. Photographs will be considered for inclusion in upcoming editions of Fodor's National Parks guides and all winning photos will be featured in an online gallery at

Said Tim Jarrell, Publisher, Fodor's, "With bigger-than-life panoramas, bubbling mud pots, shooting geysers, raging rivers, black bears, big horn sheep, and spectacular flora and fauna that barely scrape the surface of offerings, the National Parks are a photographer's delight. We are excited to see these sites through the eyes of our travelers."

Photo submissions will be accepted at through September 30th, 2009. Fodor's has previously run photo contests for Ireland, Argentina, Turkey, Israel, Maryland, New Mexico, Costa Rica, California, Florida, and Alaska. Winning photos from these contests can be seen on

About The National Parks by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War. In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, on sale September 8th, 2009, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world's first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, through the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites and 84 million acres.

About Fodor's Travel
Fodor's Travel, a division of Random House, Inc. is one of the world's leading providers of travel information. Covering over 300 destinations worldwide, Fodor's guidebooks and Web site,, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers for more than seventy years. Written by a team of over 700 writers located around the globe, Fodor's provides travelers with engagingly written, intelligently and accurately reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance.


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