Nothing compares to Waterfall Resort’s legendary fishing, awe-inspiring wildlife, rugged wilderness setting, and good times with family and friends—especially as captured in images by our guests.

And this year we're including a video category! One winner will be chosen according to quality of video as well as popularity with voting.

For our annual Waterfall Resort Photo Contest, enter your best shots in any or all of the following categories to win the acclaim of your peers and a prize​:

  • Best Fishing Photo - must contain fish or act of fishing
  • Best Wildlife & Nature Photo - May contain scenery and views from boat or on resort property, plants, animals, birds, waterfall walks 
  • Best Resort Photo - May contain boats (in action or at rest), resort property, accommodations, activities other than fishing
  • Best Video - Can be interview, story-telling format, candid video of guest(s) or any of the above 3 categories (Fishing, Nature or Resort)

There will be a total of 4 winners, one in each category.  Content will be voted by the social media public on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube so use your imagination to capture views. Any inappropriate content will be eliminated from the contest and not posted to social media.

Each winner will land a $150 Gift Certificate good for merchandise in our General Store* plus get bragging rights on social media and coverage in our newsletter and blog. 

Let’s Go Viral!

* Certificates may be redeemed for product via email with shipping of items.


Deadlines and Details

Entries must be submitted via our website no later than October 1, 2022.

  • Up to 12 photos maximum per guest (.jpg file format, 500KB to 5MB)
  • Up to 5 videos per guest (MP4 file format)
    • Maximum 5 minutes long each
    • Videos may be edited into 1-minute sections for posting on Instagram
  • Entries will be posted on our Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages by November 1, 2021. 

Voting methods (November 1 – December 31, 2022):

  • Facebook 2022 Guest Photo Contest album likes for individual photos (Photos tab)
  • Facebook 2022 Video Contest Playlist likes for individual videos (Videos tab)
  • Instagram post likes – photos and 1-minute videos
  • YouTube video likes
    • Winners will be announced in the January 2023 newsletter

If photos or video contain people, they will need to have signed their photo release at registration.  Please check with them before submitting your photos or videos in the contest.

Photo Entry and Release

By submitting your images and checking the box below to agree to our photo release, you authorize the Waterfall Group to publish your name, contest entries, and caption information in the company’s websites, promotional materials, and social media sites. You can check out last year’s entries and winners on Facebook.

This contest is open only to guests of Waterfall Resort Alaska. The general public, Waterfall Resort crew, and relatives of Waterfall Resort crew are not eligible to participate. Please note that Waterfall Resort reserves the right to which images are posted.