Best Places to Elope in Utah
If you and your partner are looking for an elopement location with landscapes that just leave you breathless and awestruck, then Utah might just be what you’re looking for. Utah’s desert landscape makes you feel like you’re on a totally different planet. With it’s red rocks touching the sky and the desert sand beneath your toes to vast landscapes filled with large canyons, there is an constantly growing list of the best places to elope in Utah.
Zion National Park
Out of the 5 national parks that Utah has, Zion is the most visited and is in top five most visited national park in the country. And with good reason, with hikes like the Narrows and Angels Landing, there are plenty of trail to do with to go along with the spectacular views. If Zion is your location but you don’t want to contend with all the guests, I highly recommend getting there before sunrise and watch the sun peak right over the red rocks at Canyon Overlook. For more information on obtaining a wedding/elopement permit for Zion National Park, click here and check frequently for road and trail closures.
Capitol Reef National Park
One of the lesser known national parks but it definitely does not skimp on beautiful views. I love it because of how remote the park is, you really don’t feel like you’re in a national park. It’s the perfect place for couples looking for a more private and intimate elopement location. For more information on obtaining a wedding/elopement permit for Capitol Reef National Park, click here.
Arches National Park
Just outside of Moab you have two national parks, one of the being Arches, one of Utah’s most iconic landscapes. As you drive into the park, you’re immediately transported into world filled with red rock in the craziest formations you will ever see. For more information on obtaining a wedding/elopement permit for Arches National Park, click here.
Canyonlands National Park
Moab’s other national park, Canyonlands, offers famous views like the Mesa Arch as well as vast open landscapes filled with canyons. Canyonlands is less trafficked than it’s neighbor Arches, so if you are looking for privacy for your vows, look no further. For more information on obtaining a permit for your elopement from Canyonlands National Park, click here.
Dead Horse State Park
Moab is not only home to two national parks but also to Dead Horse State Park, where it offers beautiful, sweeping canyons views, which look amazing at sunrise or sunset. For more information on getting a permit for your wedding or elopement ceremony in Dead Horse State Park, click here.
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