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25 of the Most Breathtaking Ceremony Spots in National Parks

By: Jenn Rice

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  • Grand Teton National Park

    Grand Teton National Park

    Located in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Lake Lodge offers unobstructed views of the Teton mountain range. Guests will get up close and personal with nature, all while enjoying the lodge’s unmatched service and amenities. 

    Photo Credit: Katy Gray Photography

  • Grand Teton National Park

    Grand Teton National Park

    Another sought after spot in Grand Teton National Park is Mormon Row. The rustic barn remains the most photographed barn in America and is a romantic spot for both ceremonies and bridal portraits. 

  • Grand Teton National Park

    Grand Teton National Park

    The Chapel of Transfiguration is also a splendid backdrop for a small wedding ceremony. Located in Grand Teton National Park, it was constructed to frame a view of the Cathedral Group of peaks. 

  • Kaloko-Honokohau National Park

    Kaloko-Honokohau National Park

    You’ll feel like you’re on a secluded castaway island at Kaloko-Honokohau National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. From sea turtles to palm trees, the surrounding décor will make for picture-perfect wedding photos.  

  • Kaloko Honokohau National Park

    Kaloko Honokohau National Park

    And let’s not forget the incredible Kaloko-Honokohau National Park Hawaiian sunsets, free of charge. 

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Rocky Mountain National Park

    The YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park Center in Colorado is within stone’s throw of Rocky Mountain National Park. This wallet-friendly venue is an ideal option for adventure lovers. 

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Rocky Mountain National Park

    Another popular and accessible ceremony site in Rocky Mountain National Park is Sprague Lake. It’s open year-round, making it an ideal venue for any time of year — even winter!

    Photo Credit: Maddie Mae Photography

  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Rocky Mountain National Park

    Like we mentioned, Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park is a magical venue regardless of what season it may be.  

    Photo Credit: Maddie Mae Photography

  • Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is the 15th oldest National Park and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. And when it comes to an unbeatable wedding spot, Shoshone Point takes the icing on the cake. 

    Photo Credit: Lexy Popa Photography

  • Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park is full of magnificent wedding ceremony spots, South Rim, pictured here, being one of the top ones. 

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    The Ahwahnee Hotel, now called The Majestic Yosemite Hotel, is a historic landmark located in Yosemite National Park in California. What you’ll get with your venue: glorious views of Half Dome, Glacier Point, and Yosemite Falls. 

    Photo Credit: Bergreen Photography

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    In case you need a second look at just how pretty the grounds are at The Majestic Yosemite Hotel, we’ll leave you with this spectacular wedding shot. 

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    Set in the Sierras, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite borders Yosemite National Park and offers brides all they’ll ever need for a beautiful wedding: a gorgeous lodge, unrivaled amenities, and a scenic ceremony venue backdrop. 

    Photo Credit: Loveridge Photography

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    The Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is certainly something to write home about; think breathtaking waterfalls in glacier country. 

  • Yosemite National Park

    Yosemite National Park

    Another great idea for an elopement or a very small ceremony is venturing out to find your very own location, such as this gorgeous spot within Yosemite National Park. 

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Joshua Tree National Park

    Decked out in bristled Joshua Trees and rugged rock formations, Joshua Tree National Park in California is a great option for a unique and stunning wedding ceremony.   

    Photo Credit: Betsi Ewing Studio

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Joshua Tree National Park

    Joshua Tree National Park is also the perfect place to set a bohemian wedding vibe.

    Photo Credit: Betsi Ewing Studio

  • Sequoia National Park

    Sequoia National Park

    Sequoia National Park in California is one spot to consider for a unique ceremony venue. Gather your closest friends and family, and head out to The Park Group, one of the most stunning clusters of sequoias around. 

    Photo Credit: Bergreen Photography

  • Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah National Park

    If you’re looking for an intimate space, look no further than the point overlook off of Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains will not disappoint. 

    Photo Credit: Karly Murphy

  • Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park

    The Great Northern Resort, located just one mile from Glacier National Park in Montana, is a breathtaking spot to tie the knot. In warmer months, expect gorgeous mountain views and greenery in the background. 

    Photo Credit: Ryan Flynn Photography

  • Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park

    Also in Glacier National Park is the picturesque Many Glacier Hotel, a mountain chalet located on Swiftcurrent Lake. Your guests will never want to leave. 

    Photo Credit: Birdsong Photography

  • Zion National Park

    Zion National Park

    Zion National Park in southern Utah is known worldwide for its scenic canyons and red rock landscape. Host your ceremony at Temple of Sinawava, and take in all the beauty with your guests.  

    Photo Credit: Gideon Photography

  • Zion National Park

    Zion National Park

    If you’re not looking to trek into the park in your dress but still want the Zion National Park views, the Canyon Community Center in Springdale, Utah offers just that. 

    Photo Credit: M.Felt Photography

  • Zion National Park

    Zion National Park

    Give your guests the show of a lifetime at South Campground Amphitheater in Zion National Park. How could it not be the perfect day when this is your view?

    Photo Credit: M.Felt Photography

  • Arches National Park

    Arches National Park

    Twinkle under the desert stars with unobstructed views of Arches National Park at Moab Under Canvas, a luxury campground in Moab, Utah that specializes in weddings. 

    Photo Credit: James Moes Photography

25 of the Most Breathtaking Ceremony Spots in National Parks

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