It’s not always easy to find the best spot to take an epic adventure selfie. But this year, the Lumber Heritage Region organization created a solution: The LHR Selfie Trail.
Made up of 11 unique spots across the region, families and individuals are encouraged to grab their selfie sticks and complete this wayfinding trail. Spots along the trail are marked with LHR branded totem poles that feature arrows pointing travelers to nearby attractions.
“We’ve picked out the most interesting attractions … so you can take sensational selfies to make your Facebook friends jealous,” the LHR Selfie Trail web page says.
Participants can find an online guide and learn more about all of the locations on the trail here. Or, check out the video below to learn a little bit more.
Through November 16, selfie trail explorers have the chance to win a $100, $50 or $25 Visa gift card at each location by submitting their photos. Prizes will be drawn at random on November 17.
Holly Komonczi, of the Lumber Heritage Region, said that the trail came to be when an advisory committee of marketing professionals from across the region got together to discuss LHR tourism readiness.
“The consensus of the group was that we need to get people moving across the region. Thus the wayfinding totem was born,” she said. “People can take a selfie and submit it through our Facebook page or website and be entered to win a prize.”
Future plans include using the locations for a geocaching trail, and Komonczi said that the organization is in the process of designing brochures with assets and tourism elements from each of the region’s counties to show off what visitors can do in the area.
“This will help the LHR raise some funds for further projects,” she said.
Learn more about the LHR Selfie Trail here!