2017 Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Photo Contest

Grab your camera or cell phone and come out to Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve!

Olivenhain Municipal Water District and its partner, the Escondido Creek Conservancy, launched our Twelfth Annual Amateur Photo Contest at our Earth Day Clean Up on Saturday, April 22. Located at 8833 Harmony Grove Road in the community of Elfin Forest, the Reserve is full of wonderful photographic opportunities for photographers of all skill levels.

Photos must be received by OMWD by 5:00 p.m. on September 4, 2017. There is no fee to enter. Please view the complete contest rules before submitting an entry. For more information, contact our rangers.

2016 Winners were awarded at OMWD’s November 2, 2016 Board of Directors meeting. Sponsor prizes included $100 cash from the Escondido Creek Conservancy, a tickets from the San Diego Zoo, a canvas print from PC Photo, gear from REI, and a gift card from Jake’s Del Mar. Winners were selected from the categories of Water Scenery, Scenic View, Plants, Animals,¬†Youth Photographer (age 15 and under), and People’s Choice. Select winning submissions are now on display at the Reserve’s Interpretive Center Honoring Susan J. Varty.

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

8833 Harmony Grove Road
Escondido, CA 92029

Mailing Address
1966 Olivenhain Road
Encinitas, CA 92024


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