Having trouble thinking of or finding just the right spot for your engagement photos? Well you’re in luck! We have compiled 50 of the most beautiful places in Utah County for the perfect pictures. No matter what the season is, we have something that can work for everyone.

Most of the places on this list are free to shoot there, unless stated otherwise. A few of the places are more well known for photoshoots. Many of the places are unique and may not be as well-known as some of the others. Featuring places from Santaquin all the way to Alpine, enjoy!

  1. Tibblefork Reservoir, American Fork Canyon
    Tibblefork-Terra_Cooper Photography
    PC: Terra Cooper Photography
                    American Fork Canyon Rd American Fork, UT 84003
                    Great water, wooded areas, perfect for an outdoors feel.
     
  2. The Provo Orchards:
    EmilyLesher-Provo Orchards
    PC: Emily Lesher Photography
                    Reservations required, $20 entrance fee, get access to Provo castle too.
                    2109 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604

                    Fun apple orchards in the heart of Provo and a magical castle too! Just the right setting for a fairy tale feel to the photo shoot.
     
  3. Thanksgiving Point, Lehi:
                     Photo passes required (reservations not required, but check to make sure they are not already booked for your date and time). Fees: $100 Gardens, $75 Water Tower Plaza, $150 for a combo pass that includes both locations. Additional entrance fee may apply if more than 3 people in your party.
     
  4. Rock Canyon Park, Provo:
    TracyHill-Rock Canyon
    PC: Tracy Hill Photography
                    Nice grassy area, versatile with most photo shoot styles.
     
  5. Alpine Loop, American Fork:
    AlpineLoop-GideonPhotography
    PC: Gideon Photography
              Great lush area full of beautiful trees.
     
  6. Canyon View Park, Provo
    CanyonViewPark-Provo
    PC: Unknown
     
  7. Downtown Provo
    DowntownProvo-ArgylePhotography
    PC: Argyle Photography
     
  8. Lehi Roller Mills
    Lehi-Roller-Mills
    PC: Unknown
     
  9. The Riverwoods: Free if using the bridge, park, stream, etc. In the mall costs a fee.
    Riverwoods_CampbellPhotography
    PC: Campbell Photography
     
  10. Vivian Park, Provo Canyon
    Swensen-Vivian-Park
    PC: Swensen Photography
     
  11. South Fork Park/Big Springs Park – (Provo Canyon – turn into Vivian Park and keep going)
     
  12. Spanish Oaks Walking Trail near Spanish Oaks Golf Course (2300 e. powerhouse rd., Spanish Fork, UT. Great for fall/winter engagements.
     
  13. Salem Pond, Salem, UT
     
  14. American Fork Amphitheater
    AF Amphitheater- Amber Hansen Photography
    PC: Amber Hansen Photography
     
  15. Star Mill, Alpine: Fee around $40
    Lindsey-Black-Star-Mill
    PC: Lindsey Black Photography
     
  16. Utah Valley University Campus: requires permission and can’t include anything identifiable at UVU, creek, waterfall, nice grassy areas, modern area in hallway to library.
     
  17. South Brigham Young University Campus: Duck pond, stairs, grassy areas, etc. 
    HelloDarlyn-BYU
    PC: hellodarlyn photography
     
  18. Bicentennial Park, Provo
     
  19. Downtown Alpine
     
  20. Downtown Payson
     
  21. Payson Park
     
  22. Hobble Creek Canyon, Mapleton/Springville
    Emma-Matheson--Hobble-Creek
  23. Poppy Field near Lambert Park in Alpine. Go on Poppy Trail Road
    Alpine UT Poppy Fields
    PC: The Curmudgeonly Professor Blog
     
  24. Provo Library
    Hiyapapya-Provo-Library
    PC: Hiya Papaya Photography
     
  25. Utah Lake, Provo
    Anastasia-Strate--Utah-Lake
    PC: Anastasia Strate Photography
     
  26. Provo River and Trail
    Provo-River-and-Trail 1
    PC: Stephanie Pass Photography
     
  27. Deer Creek Reservoir
     
  28. Old Leland Mill, just outside Spanish Fork: Requires permission from owners
     
  29. The River Bottoms, Spanish Fork
     
  30. The Old Highway, between Spanish Fork and Springville: Free, has some old cars, rustic fence, grass
    designstudiob--Old-Highway
    PC: DesignStudioB Photography
     
  31. Red Ledges, Spanish Fork Canyon
  32. Thistle Ghost Town: Up Spanish Fork Canyon. Abandoned buildings, wide widows, rustic
     
  33. Rock Canyon, Provo
    tracyhill-Rock-Canyon
    PC: Tracy Hill Photography
     
  34. Provo Canyon
     
  35. Squaw Peak Provo
     
  36. Nebo Loop, Spanish Fork
    NeboLoop-SarahDixonPhoto
    PC: Sarah Dixon Photography
     
  37. Memorial Park, downtown Payson
  38. Timpanogos Falls, Provo
    PetersenPix--Timp-Falls 1
    PC: PetersenPix
     
  39. Highland Glen Park, Highland, UT
     
  40. Lavender field in the south of Santaquin, UT. 
    Rosie-Hardy--Lavender-Field-Santaquin
    PC: Rosie Hardy Photography
     
  41. Nielsen’s Grove Park, Orem:
    Indulge in the variety Nielsen’s Grove offers with a barn, wood harbors, various trees, rock pond, fountain pond, and swings!
    Nielsen'sGroveParkOrem-iyouandmeblog
    PC: iyouandme blog
     
  42. Dry Canyon, Lindon, UT
     
  43. Sundance Resort
     
  44. Railroad tracks behind Vivian Park, Provo:
     
  45. Southridge Farms, Santaquin, UT
    South-Ridge-Farms-Santaquin
    PC: Unknown
     
  46. Aspen Groves, right above Sundance
     
  47. Utah Lake Reflecting Ponds, just south of the Lindon Boat Dock: ponds, water reflections of mountains at the right time of day.
     
  48. Bridge River Jordan, Eagle Mountain, Utah: Water, rustic bridge
     
  49. Saratoga Springs: Lakes, bridges, etc.
     
  50. Loch Lomond Pond, Lehi: Free, great trails, wooded areas, and views of northern Utah Lake

Good-Eye-Photography--Lomond-Pond
PC: Good Eye Photography

We know how stressful it can be trying to find and decide on a spot, so hopefully this helps! Let us know some other favorite photo locations or photographers around the valley. We want to hear from you!