Win Getaways & Adventures in "My West Virginia" Photo Contests

WV Photo Contest

Want to win a 3-day getaway to the New River Gorge? Or special access and adventures on Bridge Day? Your ticket to win may be stored in your photo archives.

The "My Wild and Wonderful West Virginia" photo contest is looking for shots of you and your loved ones enjoying both West Virginia and Bridge Day.

All you have to do is upload your entries to Bridge Day's Facebook page beginning June 9, and you'll be entered to win various weekly prizes. Voters will choose 3 Grand Prize winners during the final week of the 4-week contest.


Winners can receive some amazing prizes, including:

  • Getaways:
  • Adventures:
    • A Bridge Walk tour on the New River Gorge Bridge catwalk at Bridge Day
    • A free highline zip 600 feet into the New River Gorge
  • Special Bridge Day access:
    • VIP media passes at Bridge Day  for you and a friend
    • A chance to ride the Subaru Shuttle with and meet the Red Bull Air Force crew
    • Access to the BASE jumper platform for you and your family from Vertical Visions

What are Judges Looking for?

Prizes will be awarded randomly throughout the contest, chosen based on image quality, relevance and creativity. We want great photos of you and your loved ones enjoying Bridge Day and the Mountain State.

The 3 Grand Prize adventure package winners will be chosen by votes from Bridge day's Facebook fans.

How to Enter

Simply upload your photos to the contest tab on in either of the 2 categories: “My Wild & Wonderful Bridge Day” for photos enjoying the festival or “My Wild & Wonderful West Virginia" for photos taken around the state.

You can enter as many times as you'd like.

Contest Timeline

  • June 9- Contest opens for entries
  • June 9-29- Entires are open, and prizes are awarded randomly
  • June 30- Voting begins
  • July 4- 3 Grand Prize winners are announced

Grand Prize Details

Each of the 3 Grand Prizes includes an adventure retreat for 4 people. The 3 packages are: 

Adventures on the Gorge

  • 3-night stay in a cozy 1BR Sportsman cabin.
  • Lower New River whitewater rafting trip with lunch.
  • TreeTops Zipline Tour, with 10 zips, 5 sky bridges and a rappel
  • TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park session
  • Access to on-site swimming pool, disc golf course and mountain bike rentals for on-site hiking and biking trails.

ACE Adventure Resort

  • 3-night stay in a 2BR Log Cottage with hot tub
  • Whitewater rafting trip with grilled lunch
  • Half-day zipline tour
  • Access to the Ace Adventure Park and Lake with waterside, climbing iceberg, water trampolines, launch bag and Spinning Saturn Balls
  • On-site hiking an biking trails; disc golf course.

River Expeditions

  • 3-night stay in a Leisure Cabin with daily continental breakfasts
  • Choice of whitewater rafting on the Upper or Lower New River with lunch
  • Access to an outdoor pool, hot tub, The Lodge, Red Dog Salloon, hiking, sand volleyball, corn hole & hiking trails
  • Additional activities, including rock climbing, paintball, ATVing, horseback riding, fishing, massage, catwalk tours, etc., can be arranged

This opportunity was created by Bridge Day and the WV Division of Tourism, with support from ACE Adventure Resort, Adventures on the Gorge, New River Convention & Visitors Bureau, Raleigh Memorial Community Airport, River Expeditions and Visit Southern West Virginia. What are you waiting for? Start seeking out your best shots!