Photography at State Park


Photography in Delaware State Parks

Delaware State Parks offers endless opportunities for photography! We encourage photographers of all skill levels to explore Delaware State Parks and capture the beauty of Delaware’s natural and cultural resources.

Get Involved on Social Media

Delaware State Parks is very active on social media, and we would love to share your photos! Follow Delaware State Parks on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube (link each social page). Tag Delaware State Parks in your photos or use #destateparks on Instagram to give Delaware State Parks permission to share your images on our social media pages.

Join the Facebook Group

Delaware State Parks has a special Facebook group for photographers! This group is a place for photographers to share photos, connect with other local photographers, and learn about outdoor photography opportunities and events.

Join the Delaware State Parks Photography Facebook Group


We host seasonal InstaMeet events in the parks to give photographers the opportunity to meet up with other photographers and experience cool photo opportunities in Delaware State Parks! InstaMeets are announced on our social media pages and through our email list. Sign up for our Email List to be notified when the next InstaMeet is happening!

Volunteer Photography Program

Our volunteer photography team is a team of skilled volunteer photographers who were selected to support the efforts of Delaware State Parks by documenting programs, natural landscapes, events, exhibits, and experiences within the parks. Applications for the team open every year in late fall.

Learn more about the volunteer photograph program

Photo Contests

Delaware State Parks hosts photo contests throughout the year. Our most popular contest is our annual fall photo contest, which runs from early fall through late November each year. Other contests may be announced throughout the year on our social media pages and through our email list.

Learn more about our fall photo contest

Professional Photography Permit

Professional Photography shall be defined as photographs taken by a photographer in a professional capacity for a session and image purchase fee, by salary or through the display, resale or use of those photographs. Any professional photographer operating in Delaware State Parks is required to obtain an Annual Professional Photography Permit.

More information about the Professional Photography Permit

Other Inquiries

For media inquiries or other photography-related requests, please contact Delaware State Parks