Located in Oregon’s High Desert, it yields majestic volcanic rock “skyline” that forms a canyon around Crooked River. This park is stunning, and it is no wonder it is one of the most popular elopement destinations in Oregon!
One of the most beautiful places to get married with options of forest, lake, mountain, waterfall, or all of the above! Fav Spots: Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain: Incredible views if you are up for a 6 mile hike (roundtrip).
An alpine border around the lake + a stunning view of Mt. Hood. About a 2 mile hike to the lake from the parking lot.
A short hike to amazing mountain views + this location is perfect for a snowy winter elopement.
One of the most accessible locations + on a clear day you will get a reflection of Mt. Hood on the surface of the lake.
A stunning waterfall at the center of a wide “V” shaped rock formation + moss covered rocks. The trail is 2.5 miles to the falls.
The trail (.7 miles) follows a creek + leads to the little but beautiful waterfall.
Located between the Pacific Ocean, the Rogue River, and the Siskiyou Mountains, it is one of the warmer beaches in Oregon, with long stretches of sandy beach and the iconic Kissing Rock at the entrance.
Looking for the perfect forest wedding? This is the place for you. And if you’re up for a short hike, there is the most incredible waterfall – Munson Creek Falls.
Bonus: it is right by the coast making it so so easy to hop over to Tillamook Bay for some beach bridals to pair with your magical forest wedding/elopement.
The lake boasts a deep blue color and is absolutely beautiful. This spot is romantic + serene + perfect for a simple summer elopement.
Absolutely magical + straight out of a fairytale (or a Taylor swift music video). Filled with lush forests and incredible waterfalls.
PS. No outside vendors, but a friend can officiate for free.
Multnomah falls: most iconic, tallest in Oregon, best for portraits and not ceremony.
Bridal Veil Falls: most magical looking, with moss covered perfectly cut through by the falls.
Latourell Falls: most easily accessible, incredible waterfall views.
Located 8 miles outside of Redding. A beautiful lake surrounded by mountains, offering either lookout spots or a “beachfront” location for the ceremony + portraits.
This spot has beautiful cliffs that look out onto the ocean (which are spectacular even if your back is to the ocean) or you could elope on the beach with the cliffs + rock forms in view.
Hands down the best trails for coastal cliff locations will be in the Garrapata State Park + Andrew Molera State Park. One incredible view is of McWay Falls or if you head a bit south to Pfeiffer Beach, you get the iconic Keyhole Arch + a purple sand beach.
Marshall Beach or Baker Beach will give you beautiful beach with great views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
The lookout at Emerald Bay is stunning – its reveals the perfectly blue Lake Tahoe and the amazing alpine coast. Sand Harbor (technically in Nevada) has a beautiful “beachfront” spot, with clear water + interesting rock formations + alpine views.
Deep valleys + grand meadows + ancient sequoias + granite cliffs + one of the most beautiful places ever. Fav Spots: Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, El Capitan Meadow.
There are two swings on different sides of town – both have incredible views and the swings are hanging from large oak trees + have pretty majestic views. Brown Valley Swing is about a 1 mile hike. Lagoon Valley/Pena Adobe Swing is about a 20 minute hike.
A stunning sequoia forest with trees 250-300 ft tall! If you want to feel small + surround yourself with breathtaking trees – this is the place.
The highest peak in the area, with beautiful forests and coastal hills. The coastal view looks out over the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco.
A collection of long sandy beaches separated by rock bluffs and headlands, along a rugged coastline with lots of natural rock formations and arches. Fav Spots: Bodega Head, Goat Rock, Arched Rock Beach.
Another stunning forest, this one filled with coastal redwoods which have a ton of variety in the size and the diameter of trees.
The most undeveloped and natural part of the California coastline, because there is no highway or easy access (only small mountain roads). It is a very steep + mountainous coast with lots of rock formations, pebble stone beaches, and incredible views.
Cypress Grove is the best grove on the coast, and it opens up to the rocky and rugged northern California coastline.
Gentle rolling hills covered with wheat fields. In the spring they are lush + green and in the summer they are shades of brown (because the crops are ready for harvest!) and they almost look like sand dunes. Incredibly unique and unexpected in Washington state – it is a really amazing location! One of the best views is at Steptoe Butte.
A waterfall made by the Palouse River dropping over into a pool + and then making its way through a unique gorge of columnar basalt. There are three viewpoints of the fall + all of the highlands surrounding, offering many different spots for an elopement.
A true icon of Washington state. This active volcano is covered in ice, surrounded by a ring of wildflower meadows and then ancient forests. Accessible year-round and offering different stunning features in each seasons. Plus there are so many options for elopement spot: fire lookouts, overlooks, alpine lakes, etc.
This park boasts views of evergreen mountains, alpine lakes, rainforest, fog, rugged coastline – basically one of the most versatile places for an elopement with all the PNW feels. Bonus: open year round!
Fav Spots: Lake Crescent (alpine lake) + Ruby Beach (coast/beach) + Kalaloch Beach (coast/beach with an INSANE tree of life) + Hurricane Ridge (mountaintop)
Deception pass is a strait connecting Whidbey Island + Fidalgo Island. The pair of bridges connecting the island (with a pass island in the middle) are a beautiful landmark. The park includes 10 islands, and the views are both serene + dramatic.
A historic lighthouse on a little outcrop of land on the NE point of the Kitsap Peninsula. The point has sandy beaches with log jams, it is beautiful and isolated and right out of a Nicholas Sparks novel.
A wilderness of steep + jagged peaks, rugged mountains, Mt. Baker (volcanic monolith), glaciers, and lakes. It is like stepping into a painting it is so incredibly beautiful. Two of the most beautiful spots would be Artist Point + Diablo Lake, but literally every inch is epic and worth the adventure!