After months (or weeks!) of dating, you've finally found the ONE! Now it's time to plan your perfect day! 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, featuring places from Santaquin to Alpine.

It is free to shoot at most of the places listed, unless stated otherwise. Each of these places offer something unique, so no matter what the season is, we have something that can work for anyone.

Tibble Fork Reservoir, American Fork Canyon


PC: Brandon Burk Photography
American Fork Canyon Rd American Fork, UT 84003
Great water, wooded areas, perfect for an outdoors feel.

The Provo Orchards, Provo


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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.

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi


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PC: Kailey Rae Photography
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.

Rock Canyon Park, Provo


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PC: Tracy Hill Photography
Nice grassy area, versatile with most photo shoot styles.

Alpine Loop, American Fork

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PC: Dave Neeley Photography
Great lush area full of beautiful trees.

Canyon View Park, Provo Canyon

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Pretty, manicured park area.

Downtown Provo

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PC: Simply Amor Photography
Such a fun place for a shoot! Lots of urban vibes.

Lehi Roller Mills, Lehi 



PC: Love Sprung Photography

Great for a Footloose-inspired engagement!
 

The Shops at the Riverwoods, Provo

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PC: Tracy Anderson Photography
Free if using the bridge, park, stream, etc. In the mall there is a fee.

Vivian Park, Provo Canyon
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PC: Swensen Photography
 

South Fork Park/Big Springs Park, Provo Canyon


PC: Tracy Hill Photography
From Provo Canyon, turn into Vivian Park and keep going

Spanish Oaks Walking Trail, Spanish Fork

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Near Spanish Oaks Golf Course. Great for fall/winter engagements.

Salem Pond, Salem


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PC: Salem City

This is a beatiful pond, not far from the city.

American Fork Amphitheater, American Fork

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PC: Amber Hansen Photography
 

Star Mill, Alpine

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PC: Lindsey Black Photography
Fee around $40

Utah Valley University Campus, Orem

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Requires permission and can’t include anything identifiable at UVU.

South Brigham Young University Campus, Provo

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PC: hellodarlyn photography
Find duck pond, stairs, grassy areas. 

Bicentennial Park, Provo


PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography

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PC: Rae Portraits Photography

Woods, tire swing, bridge, tall grass

Downtown Springville


PC: Rich Vintage Photography

Payson Canyon


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PC: Jamie Tervort Photography

Hobble Creek Canyon, Mapleton/Springville


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PC: Emma Matheson Photography

Poppy Field near Lambert Park, Alpine


PC: Omni Photography

Provo Library


PC: Campbell Photography

Utah Lake, Provo

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PC: Wrens Flight Photography
 

Provo River and Trail

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PC: Stephanie Pass Photography

Spanish Fork


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PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography

The Old Highway, between Spanish Fork and Springville


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PC: Argyle Photography
Free, has some old cars, rustic fence, tall grass

Red Ledges, Spanish Fork Canyon


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PC: Argyle Photography
The Red Ledges are a great alternative to Southern Utah red rock.

Thistle Ghost Town, Spanish Fork Canyon

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Abandoned buildings, wide widows, rustic and gives a unique element to any engagement shoot. 

Castle Amphitheater, Provo

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PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography

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PC: Emily Susan Photography

Squaw Peak Provo

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PC: Petersen Pix Photography
The infamous squaw peak, popular for romantic evening dates, as well. 

Nebo Loop, Spanish Fork

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PC: Sarah Dixon Photography


Payson Lake, Nebo Loop

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PC: Cheap shots LLC Photography
 

Timpanogos Falls, Provo

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PC: Petersen Pix Photography

Highland Glen Park, Highland

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PC: Chris Bunker Photography

Lavender field, Santaquin

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PC: Rosie Hardy Photography
 

Nielsen’s Grove Park, Orem

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PC: iyouandme blog
Offers a barn, wood harbors, various trees, rock pond, fountain pond, and swings!

Dry Canyon, Lindon

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PC: Willie Holdman Photography

Sundance Mountain Resort, Provo Canyon

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PC: Jessica Janae Photography

Railroad tracks behind Vivian Park, Provo

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PC: Brandon Burk Photography

Southridge Farms, Santaquin

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Beautiful orchard!

Aspen Grove, American Fork Canyon

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PC: Dustin Izatt Photography

Utah Lake Reflecting Ponds, just south of the Lindon Boat Dock

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Has ponds, water reflections of mountains at the right time of day.

Cascade Springs, American Fork Canyon

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PC: Kim Bullock Photography

Loch Lomond Pond, Lehi


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PC: Good Eye Photography
Free, great trails, wooded areas, and views of northern Utah Lake

We know how stressful it can be trying to find and decide on a spot, so hopefully this helps! Are we missing any of your favorite photo shoot spots or photographers? Let us know in the comments!

If you want some fun ideas for things to do with your bridesmaids before the big day, check out our Girls' Night Out blog!