Release Date: September 1,2020

Public Invited to Submit Entries for Park District’s Annual Amateur Photography Exhibit

September 1, 2020, Akron, OH — Park visitors who enjoy snapping photos in the Metro Parks will once again have the opportunity to have their work displayed for the public.

Through November 15, visitors may submit entries for the 21st Amateur Photography Exhibit, which will be displayed in the Nature Realm or by virtual exhibit, depending on current health department guidance.

A limit of two printed photographs will be accepted per entrant, and all images must be taken in areas managed by Summit Metro Parks. With each entry, please include your name, address, phone number, email, the location where the image was taken and a title for the image. Entries should not be matted or framed, and should be one of the following sizes: 5"x7", 8"x10" or 11"x14" and printed on photo paper. Due to COVID-19, please note that photographs will not be returned.

Visitors may drop off entries during spree rewards pickup (see for dates and information) or mail them to 975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron OH 44313, c/o Alisa. Please include with your submission a completed entry form, which may be downloaded from the top of the park district’s Programs & Events webpage or directly from For more information, visit or call 330-865-8065.

Summit Metro Parks manages more than 14,000 acres, including 16 parks, several conservation areas and more than 150 miles of trails, with 22 miles of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Annual attendance averages 5 million visits.

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