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These photos are the winners of Matt's Photo of the Day contest. In some cases the judge (Matt) could not determine a clear winner, so there are 2 or 3 Photos of the Day. The order of the photos here corresponds to the order of the emails in the book.

#1 North Cascades National Park

#1 North Cascades National Park

June 4, 2010. View from Stehekin.

#1 North Cascades National Park

#1 North Cascades National Park

June 5, 2010. The Stehekin River from the Harlequin Bridge.

#1 North Cascades National Park

#1 North Cascades National Park

June 6, 2010. A wood sign on the side of the Stehekin Landing Resort.

#2 Olympic National Park

#2 Olympic National Park

June 23, 2010. A marmot on Hurricane Hill

#2 Olympic National Park

#2 Olympic National Park

June 23, 2010. Our cabin at Lake Crescent Lodge. The only one that doesn't face the lake.

#2 Olympic National Park

#2 Olympic National Park

June 24, 2010. Rialto Beach, Hole-In-the-Wall.

#3 Mt. Rainier National Park

#3 Mt. Rainier National Park

June 29, 2010. Grove of Patriarchs Trail.

#3 Mt. Rainier National Park

#3 Mt. Rainier National Park

June 30, 2010. Wonderland Trail.

#4 Cuyahoga Valley National Park

#4 Cuyahoga Valley National Park

July 6, 2010. Brandywine Falls

#5 Rocky Mountain National Park

#5 Rocky Mountain National Park

July 22, 2010. Lone Pine Lake Trail

#6 Black Canyon of the Gunnison N.P.

#6 Black Canyon of the Gunnison N.P.

July 24, 2010.

#7 Mesa Verde National Park

#7 Mesa Verde National Park

July 26, 2010. Cliff Palace.

#7 Mesa Verde National Park

#7 Mesa Verde National Park

July 27, 2010. Long House.

#8 Great Sand Dunes National Park

#8 Great Sand Dunes National Park

July 28, 2010.

#9 Petrified Forest National Park

#9 Petrified Forest National Park

August 11, 2010. Blue Mesa Loop Trail.

#9 Petrified Forest National Park

#9 Petrified Forest National Park

August 11, 2010. Giant Logs Trail.

#10 Grand Canyon National Park

#10 Grand Canyon National Park

August 12, 2010. Bright Angel Trail.

#11 Glacier Bay National Park

#11 Glacier Bay National Park

August 19, 2010. John Hopkins Glacier.

#11 Glacier Bay National Park

#11 Glacier Bay National Park

August 20, 2010. Mother Moose and her calf.

#12 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

#12 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

August 23, 2010. Kennecott.

#12 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

#12 Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Aug. 23, 2010. People walking on Root Glacier.

#13 Denali National Park

#13 Denali National Park

Aug. 24, 2010.

#13 Denali National Park

#13 Denali National Park

August 25, 2010

#14 Kenai Fjords National Park

#14 Kenai Fjords National Park

August 27, 2010. Boat tour.

#15 Crater Lake National Park

#15 Crater Lake National Park

September 6, 2010.

#16 Redwood National Park

#16 Redwood National Park

Sept. 7, 2010. Hiking Prairie Creek.

#17 Lassen Volcanic National Park

#17 Lassen Volcanic National Park

Sept. 9, 2010. Bumpass Hell Trail.

#18 Yosemite National Park

#18 Yosemite National Park

Sept. 11, 2010. Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp hike.

#18 Yosemite National Park

#18 Yosemite National Park

Sept. 12, 2011. Taft Point.

#18 Yosemite National Park

#18 Yosemite National Park

Sept. 13, 2010. Mist Trail to Vernal Falls.

#18 Yosemite National Park

#18 Yosemite National Park

Sept. 13, 2010. The Ahwahnee Hotel

#19 Kings Canyon National Park

#19 Kings Canyon National Park

Sept. 14, 2010.

#20 Sequoia National Park

#20 Sequoia National Park

Sept. 15, 2010. The Congress Trail.

#21 Death Valley National Park

#21 Death Valley National Park

September 16, 2010.

#22 Zion National Park

#22 Zion National Park

Sept. 17, 2010.

#22 Zion National Park

#22 Zion National Park

Sept. 18, 2010. The Narrows hike.

#22 Zion National Park

#22 Zion National Park

Sept. 18, 2010. The Narrows hike.

#23 Bryce Canyon National Park

#23 Bryce Canyon National Park

Sept. 19, 2010. The Amphitheater.

#23 Bryce Canyon National Park

#23 Bryce Canyon National Park

Sept. 20, 2010. Hiking up Wall Street.

#24 Capitol Reef National Park

#24 Capitol Reef National Park

Sept. 20, 2010. Picking apples with deer in the Fruita Historic District.

#24 Capitol Reed National Park

#24 Capitol Reed National Park

Sept. 21, 2010. Hickman Bridge.

#25 Arches National Park

#25 Arches National Park

Sept. 22, 2010. Delicate Arch.

#26 Canyonlands National Park

#26 Canyonlands National Park

Sept. 23, 2010

#25 Arches National Park

#25 Arches National Park

Sept. 24, 2010. Devil's Garden hike.

#25 Arches National Park

#25 Arches National Park

Sept. 25, 2010. Fiery Furnace hike- Turtle Arch.

#27 Great Basin National Park

#27 Great Basin National Park

Sept. 26, 2010. Bristlecone Pine.

#27 Great Basin National Park

#27 Great Basin National Park

Sept. 26, 2010. Rock Glacier

Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine

October 11, 2010

#28 Acadia National Park

#28 Acadia National Park

October 12, 2010. Top of Cadillac Mountain.

#28 Acadia National Park

#28 Acadia National Park

Oct. 12, 2010. The carriage roads.

#29 Shenandoah National Park

#29 Shenandoah National Park

Oct. 17, 2010. Overall Run Falls Overlook.

#29 Shenandoah National Park

#29 Shenandoah National Park

Oct. 18, 2010. Rose River Loop Hike.

#29 Shenandoah National Park

#29 Shenandoah National Park

Oct.18, 2010. The Brown House.

#30 Guadalupe Mountains N.P.

#30 Guadalupe Mountains N.P.

Oct. 27, 2010. McKittrick Canyon

#31 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

#31 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Oct. 28, 2010. King's Palace

#31 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

#31 Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Oct. 28, 2010. Natural Entrance

#32 Big Bend National Park

#32 Big Bend National Park

Oct. 29, 2010. Boquillas Canyon and the Rio Grande.

#32 Big Bend National Park

#32 Big Bend National Park

Oct. 29, 2010. Grapevine Hill Trail

#32 Big Bend National Park

#32 Big Bend National Park

Oct. 30, 2010. The window on the Window Trail- 200' pour-off.

#32 Big Bend National Park

#32 Big Bend National Park

Oct. 31, 2010. Santa Elena Canyon.

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

Nov. 10, 2010. This is what happens when you try to save a few bucks and visit during hurricane season.

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

Nov. 10, 2010. The Visitor Center in Cruz Bay.

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

#33 Virgin Islands National Park

Nov. 11, 2010. Caneel Bay beach.

#33 Virgin Islands National Pak

#33 Virgin Islands National Pak

Nov. 11, 2010. The large iguana I ran into on a Painkiller run.

#35 Everglades National Park

#35 Everglades National Park

Nov. 13, 2010. Alligators on the Anhinga Trail.

#34 Biscayne National Park

#34 Biscayne National Park

Nov. 13, 2010. Boca Chia Lighthouse.

#36 Dry Tortugas National Park

#36 Dry Tortugas National Park

Nov. 15, 2010. Ft. Jefferson.

#36 Dry Tortugas National Park

#36 Dry Tortugas National Park

Nov. 15, 2010. Ft. Jefferson has over 2,000 arches.

#35 Everglades National Park

#35 Everglades National Park

Nov. 16, 2010. Making friends on our Shark Valley bike ride.

#37 National Park of American Samoa

#37 National Park of American Samoa

Dec. 3, 2010. View of Pola Island from Craggy Point.

#37 National Park of American Samoa

#37 National Park of American Samoa

Dec. 4, 2010. At the top of Mt. Alava Trail.

#37 National Park of American Samoa.

#37 National Park of American Samoa.

Dec. 4, 2010. A banana tree.

#37 National Park of American Samoa

#37 National Park of American Samoa

Dec. 4, 2010. Driving the coastal road around the island.

#37 National Park of American Samoa

#37 National Park of American Samoa

Dec. 5, 2010. Tisa's Barefoot Bar.

#38 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

#38 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Dec. 7, 2010. Kilauea Iki Trail.

#38 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

#38 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Dec. 7, 2010. Pu'u Loa petroglyphs.

#39 Haleakala National Park

#39 Haleakala National Park

Dec. 8, 2010. Sliding Sands Trail.

#40 Saguaro National Park

#40 Saguaro National Park

Jan. 19, 2011. Javelina crossing the road.

#40 Saguaro National Park

#40 Saguaro National Park

Jan. 19, 2011. Rincon Mountain District.

#40 Saguaro National Park

#40 Saguaro National Park

Jan. 20, 2011. Tucson Mountain District.

#41 Joshua Tree National Park

#41 Joshua Tree National Park

Jan. 24, 2011. Lost Horse Mine Trail.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb.6, 2011. Mammoth Hot Springs, Upper Terraces.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb. 7, 2011. Karen ready to get on her snowmobile outside the warming hut.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb. 7, 2011. Bison always have the right of way.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb. 7, 2011. Gibbon Falls.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb. 7, 2011. Lunch break- on the boardwalks around Old Faithful.

#42 Yellowstone National Pak

#42 Yellowstone National Pak

Feb. 8, 2011. Traffic jam.

#42 Yellowstone National Park

#42 Yellowstone National Park

Feb. 8, 2011. Snowshoeing.

#43 Grand Teton National Park

#43 Grand Teton National Park

Feb. 11, 2011.

#44 Wind Cave National Park

#44 Wind Cave National Park

April 24, 2011

#45 Badlands National Park

#45 Badlands National Park

April 25, 2011.

#46 Theodore Roosevelt N.P.

#46 Theodore Roosevelt N.P.

April 26, 2011. The money shot.

#46 Theodore Roosevelt N.P.

#46 Theodore Roosevelt N.P.

April 27, 2011. Wild horses on the Upper Talkington Trail.

#47 Congaree National Park

#47 Congaree National Park

June 19, 2011. Karen pretending to paddle on Cedar Creek.

#47 Congaree National Park

#47 Congaree National Park

June 19, 2011.

#48 Great Smoky Mountains N.P.

#48 Great Smoky Mountains N.P.

June 20, 2011. Hiking the Appalachian Trail.

#48 Great Smoky Mountains N.P.

#48 Great Smoky Mountains N.P.

June 21, 2011. Alum Cave Trail.

#49 Mammoth Cave National Park

#49 Mammoth Cave National Park

June 22, 2011. All our other photos were so dark it looked like we were in a cave. 😑

#13 Denali revisited

#13 Denali revisited

July 6, 2011. Hiking in Denali.

#13 Denali revisited

#13 Denali revisited

July 6, 2011. Karen avoiding the camera, wearing her mosquito headnet.

#50 Katmai National Park

#50 Katmai National Park

July 7, 2011. Bears fishing for salmon at Brooks Falls.

#50 Katmai National Park

#50 Katmai National Park

July 7, 2011. Karen leaving the Falls Platform.

#50 Katmai National Park

#50 Katmai National Park

July 8, 2011. Standing behind the park ranger as a mother and her cubs pass by.

#50 Katmai National Park

#50 Katmai National Park

July 8th, 2011. Last photo of the bear on the beach just as he turned and started chasing us.

#50 Katmai National Park

#50 Katmai National Park

July 8, 2011. Waiting to board our float plane back to King Salmon.

#51 Lake Clark National Park

#51 Lake Clark National Park

July 9, 2011. Dick Proenneke's cabin.

#51 Lake Clark National Park

#51 Lake Clark National Park

July 9, 2011.

#51 Lake Clark National Park

#51 Lake Clark National Park

July 9, 2011. Karen checking out Dick's meat cache where he kept his meat safe from bears.

#51 Lake Clark National Park

#51 Lake Clark National Park

July 9, 2011. The inside of Dick's cabin.

#51 Lake Clark National Park

#51 Lake Clark National Park

July 9, 2011. Twin Lakes

Anchorage: the tail of our plane

Anchorage: the tail of our plane

July 10, 2011. Holy Crap!

#52 Isle Royale National Park

#52 Isle Royale National Park

August 22, 2011. The Voyageur II.

#52 Isle Royale National Park

#52 Isle Royale National Park

Aug. 23, 2011. Mt. Franklin hike.

#52 Isle Royale National Park

#52 Isle Royale National Park

Aug. 24, 2011.

#52 Isle Royale National Park

#52 Isle Royale National Park

Aug. 25, 2011. Heading back to Grand Portage, MN.

#53 Voyageurs National Park

#53 Voyageurs National Park

Aug. 26, 2011. Boat tour.

#54 Glacier National Park

#54 Glacier National Park

Sept. 1, 2011. Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier Park.

#54 Glacier National Park

#54 Glacier National Park

Sept. 2, 2011. The Many Glacier Hotel.

#54 Glacier National Park

#54 Glacier National Park

Sept. 2, 2011. The Grinnell Glacier hike.

#54 Glacier National Park

#54 Glacier National Park

Sept. 2, 2011. Bighorn sheep on the trail.

#19 Kings Canyon revisited

#19 Kings Canyon revisited

Sept. 26, 2011. View of Kings Canyon from the Cedar Grove Overlook.

#19 Kings Canyon revisited

#19 Kings Canyon revisited

Sept. 26, 2011

#55 Channel Islands National Park

#55 Channel Islands National Park

Sept. 27, 2011. Smuggler's Cove.

#55 Channel Island National Park

#55 Channel Island National Park

Sept. 27, 2011.

#56 Hot Springs National Park

#56 Hot Springs National Park

Oct. 24, 2011. Hoping for a spa treatment in the Fordyce Bath House, which closed in 1962. It opened as the park's visitor center and museum in 1989.

#21 Death Valley revisited

#21 Death Valley revisited

Jan. 13, 2012. Titus Canyon

#21 Death Valley revisited

#21 Death Valley revisited

Jan. 13, 2012. Karen hiking up the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

#21 Death Valley revisited

#21 Death Valley revisited

Jan. 14, 2012. The moving rocks on The Racetrack.

#43 Grand Teton revisited

#43 Grand Teton revisited

May 27, 2012. This guy seems as annoyed as we were about the snow on Memorial Day weekend.

#43 Grand Teton revisited

#43 Grand Teton revisited

May 27, 2012. Colter Bay Village cabin. Smith Lake when we arrived.

#43 Grand Teton revisited

#43 Grand Teton revisited

May 28, 2012. Smith Lake after Matt cleared the drain with his hammer.

#43 Grand Teton revisited

#43 Grand Teton revisited

May 28, 2012. Jenny Lake Trail hike. Karen has her bear spray ready.

#43 Grand Teton Revisited

#43 Grand Teton Revisited

May 28, 2012.

#10 Grand Canyon revisited

#10 Grand Canyon revisited

June 7, 2012. Selfie at the top of Bright Angel Trail- 5:45 a.m.

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

June 7, 2012. The Silver Bridge over the Colorado River.

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

June 7, 2012. Our cabin at Phantom Ranch.

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

#10 Grand Canyon Revisited

June 7, 2012. NPS ranger and her Jeopardy game.

#10 Grand Canyon revisited

#10 Grand Canyon revisited

June 8, 2012. Almost to the top of Bright Angel Trail!

Flight from Fairbanks to Bettles

Flight from Fairbanks to Bettles

Aug. 26, 2012. Karen manages a smile as she buckles herself in the back of the plane.

Historic Bettles Lodge

Historic Bettles Lodge

August 26, 2012. 35 miles inside the Arctic Circle.

Bettles Lodge

Bettles Lodge

Aug. 26, 2012. Chloe the dog in camo.

Bettles, AK

Bettles, AK

Aug. 27, 2012. Getting our plane ready for take-off at The Pond.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

Aug, 27, 2012. Flying over Gates of the Arctic on our way to Kobuk Valley.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

Aug. 27, 2012. Rainbows everywhere.

#57 Kobuk Valley National Park

#57 Kobuk Valley National Park

Aug. 27, 2012. Great Kobuk Sand Dunes.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

Aug. 27, 2012. Walker Lake. Posing for a picture at what we thought was our final national park.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

#58 Gates of the Arctic N.P.

Aug. 27, 2012. Our pilot refueling his plane.

Flying Back to Bettles

Flying Back to Bettles

Aug. 27, 2012. Flying over the Arrigetch Peaks.

#59 Pinnacles National Park

#59 Pinnacles National Park

April 1, 2013. High Peaks Loop Trail.

#59 Pinnacles National Park

#59 Pinnacles National Park

April 1, 2013. High Peaks Loop Trail.

Matt, Karen, Bob and Sue

Matt, Karen, Bob and Sue

#52 Isle Royale National Park

Aug. 23, 2011. Mt. Franklin hike.