A curated list of the most popular, picturesque
Oregon Elopement LocationsAND UNIQUE ELOPEMENT LOCATIONS AROUND PORTLAND
Where to elope in Oregon?
Oregon is one of the top elopement destinations in the country, for good reason. There is a wide range of venues and nature areas both in the city and surrounding area. Here are a few favorite locations to have a small wedding.
Portland Elopement Locations
Mt. Tabor Park
Great views, easy parking, and within the city limits. You can share vows, take photos, and go grab a great dinner within a few block radius.
Nestled into the hills of SW Portland, featuring towering redwoods and Douglas firs. There are many trails to explore, allowing you to find just the right spot.
In the heart of downtown, getting married at City Hall is quick and painless. There are nearby parks for quick post-wedding photos.
Underneath the St. Johns bridge is a beautiful park with gorgeous views of the Willamette river and Forest Park.
Booking and Permit Information for Portland Parks and Nature Areas
Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) has 200+ parks, gardens, and picnic areas that may be reserved for weddings and/or receptions.
A permit must be obtained for any legal union ceremony in a public park when guests are invited. This includes ceremonies consisting of more than the couple, officiant, and two witnesses.
A truly stunning waterfall at the end of a one mile hike. This is the most popular spot in the area, for good reason.
Oregon Waterfall elopement locations: Latourell Falls, Multnomah Falls, Proxy Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and more.
Columbia River Gorge
Pick any of the hundreds of scenic hikes, from Government Cove to Hood River. Don’t forget about the Washington side, like Dog Mountain, Hamilton Mountain, or Cape Horn.
Either the Silcox Hut , Crag Rat Hut, or Timberline Lodge are great. There are many lakes with views of the mountain like Lost Lake or Trillium Lake.
One of the most picturesque locations in all of Oregon, a volcano basin filled with crystal clear water. NPS Website
Best Places to elope in Oregon
Mid-week elopements at larger venues
You can also check out my post with the top wedding venues in Portland, many also offer smaller mid-week elopements.
Oregon Coast Elopement Locations
Another gorgeous coastal area featuring Cape Kiwanda nature areas sand dunes and rock formations. Pelican Brewery offers wedding reception packages.
This lovely fishing town will capture your heart, you’ll soon see why it’s a top pick for elopements.
Great locations for photography like Lincoln City, Depot Bay, Yaquina Head, Yachats, and Bandon.