We asked our Student Conservation Association community to vote on their favorite park photo from three finalists. The winning photo is of Mt. Rainier National Park, which will be featured on a set of limited-edition SCA postcards this summer. Read on to learn more about the vital conservation work at the locations showcased in the three photo finalists.

1. Favorite Photo Winner: Mt. Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park in Washington state comprises 236,381 acres, including Mt. Rainier, an active volcano that sits 14,410 feet above sea level. The SCA helps restore native vegetation and maintain miles of trails in this fourth-oldest national park.

2. Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

As the oldest national park, Yellowstone consists of 2.2 million acres of geysers, canyons and wildlife across Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. SCA members help preserve and restore the trout population by monitoring lakes, assessing water quality and more.

3. Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park sunrise

This national park in Washington encompasses nearly one million acres of varying ecosystems, from glacial to coastal. Among other tasks, SCA members restore and replace sections of trails.

To reserve your own set of postcards this summer featuring the beautiful Mt. Rainier photo, please make a gift today.