After months (or weeks!) of dating, you've finally found the ONE! Now there are many decisions to be made in planning 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. 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

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


  2. The Provo Orchards

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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.
  3. 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.
  4. Rock Canyon Park, Provo

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    PC: Tracy Hill Photography
    Nice grassy area, versatile with most photo shoot styles.
  5. Alpine Loop, American Fork

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    PC: Dave Neeley Photography
    Great lush area full of beautiful trees.
  6. Canyon View Park, Provo Canyon

    PC: Unknown
  7. Downtown Provo

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    PC: Simply Amor Photography
  8. Lehi Roller Mills

    PC: Love Sprung Photography
  9. The Riverwoods

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    PC: Tracy Anderson Photography

    Free if using the bridge, park, stream, etc. In the mall costs a fee.
  10. Vivian Park, Provo Canyon

    PC: Swensen Photography
  11. South Fork Park/Big Springs Park

    PC: Tracy Hill Photography

    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
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    PC: Salem City

  14. American Fork Amphitheater

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    PC: Amber Hansen Photography
  15. Star Mill, Alpine: Fee around $40

    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

    PC: hellodarlyn photography

    Duck pond, stairs, grassy areas, etc. 
  18. Bicentennial Park, Provo

    PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography
  19. Alpine, UT

    PC: Rae Portraits Photography

    Woods, tire swing, bridge, tall grass
  20. Downtown Springville

    PC: Rich Vintage Photography
  21. Payson Canyon
    PC: Jamie Tervort Photography

  22. Hobble Creek Canyon, Mapleton/Springville
    PC: Emma Matheson Photography

  23. Poppy Field near Lambert Park in Alpine:

    PC: Omni Photography

    This can be a bit tricky to get to, but I found a great blog with maps, directions and when the flowers are in bloom here
  24. Provo Library

    PC: Campbell Photography
  25. Utah Lake, Provo

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    PC: Wrens Flight Photography
  26. Provo River and Trail

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    PC: Stephanie Pass Photography
  27. White Shanty in Provo

  28. Old Leland Mill

    Just outside Spanish Fork: Requires permission from owners
  29. Spanish Fork
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    PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography

  30. The Old Highway, between Spanish Fork and Springville:

    Free, has some old cars, rustic fence, tall grass
    PC: Argyle Photography
  31. Red Ledges, Spanish Fork Canyon

    PC: Argyle Photography

    You don't need to go all the way down to Zion's or St.George to capture some Utah red rock. Utah county has the Red Ledges to give the Utah red rock look.
  32. Thistle Ghost Town:

    Up Spanish Fork Canyon. Abandoned buildings, wide widows, rustic and gives a unique element to any engagement shoot. 
  33. Castle Amphitheater, Provo

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    PC: Kylie Elizabeth Photography
  34. Provo Canyon

    PC: Emily Susan Photography
  35. Squaw Peak Provo

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    PC: Petersen Pix Photography

    The infamous squaw peak... cough, cough, make-out point, cough... ;) 
  36. Nebo Loop, Spanish Fork

    PC: Sarah Dixon Photography
  37. Payson Lake

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    PC: Cheap shots LLC Photography
  38. Timpanogos Falls, Provo

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    PC: Petersen Pix Photography
  39. Highland Glen Park, Highland, UT

    PC: Chris Bunker Photography
  40. Lavender field in the south of Santaquin, UT.

    PC: Rosie Hardy Photography
  41. Nielsen’s Grove Park, Orem:

    PC: iyouandme blog
    Indulge in the variety Nielsen’s Grove offers with a barn, wood harbors, various trees, rock pond, fountain pond, and swings!
  42. Dry Canyon, Lindon, UT

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    PC: Willie Holdman Photography
  43. Sundance Resort

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    PC: Jessica Janae Photography
  44. Railroad tracks behind Vivian Park, Provo

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    PC: Brandon Burk Photography
  45. Southridge Farms, Santaquin, UT

    PC: Unknown
  46. Aspen Groves, right above Sundance

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    PC: Dustin Izatt Photography
  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. Cascade Springs

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PC: Kim Bullock Photography

     50. Loch Lomond Pond, Lehi:
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! Let us know some other favorite photo locations or photographers around the valley. We want to hear from you!

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