The parks and trails division of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced this week the three finalists in its license plate design contest.

The three, culled by judges from 80 designs submitted by the public this year, are the finalists in a contest to find a plate design to mark the 125th anniversary celebration of the parks and trails system. Cast a vote for your favorite online at

The winner will be announced Wednesday.

The new license plate will be available in October as part of the ongoing celebration of the parks and trails’ 125th anniversary. The cost of the new plate will start at $60, according to a DNR news release. With the plate, owners get unlimited access to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas for a year. An annual vehicle permit is $25.