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Zion National Park Wedding Photos at the Virgin River

The beautiful landscapes surrounding St George, Utah, and Zion National Park are the perfect backdrop for weddings, elopements, bridals, and engagements. Many couples choose to celebrate and document their important moments in Southern Utah because of the moderate weather and stunning scenery.

 

Caitlyn and Matthew chose the banks of the Virgin River near Zion National Park as the location for their stunning wedding photos on Valentine’s Day. As a Southern Utah wedding photographer, I love sharing my favorite photo spots like these with couples in love. Contact me to plan your special occasion in the Zion National Park area today.

With 15 plus years doing wedding photography and over 7 years planning weddings in the Zion National Park area, I love to help couples like Caitlyn and Matthew find the perfect place to say I do or commemorate their special day. Let the following tips help you determine if it is a good match for you, too!

 

Why Choose Southern Utah for Your Wedding Venue and Photography?

 

St George is the perfect place for weddings, bridals, engagements, elopements, and first looks with close proximity to national parks, state parks, and a variety of beautiful locations. Did you know Southern Utah is home to five national parks – Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Coral Reef National Park? Couples also love Snow Canyon State Park.

From the banks of the Virgin River like in these photos to the stunning red rocks in many of the national parks, you have your choice of backdrops as you start your new life together.

 

What are Favorite locations in Southern Utah for Weddings and Wedding Photography?

 

Virgin River

 

You can see why Caitlyn and Matthew chose this location for their Valentine’s Day wedding photos! From the flowing river to the sandstone, it’s a nature lover’s dream!

The depth of the Virgin River fluctuates with the seasons – from a stream during the heat of summer to fast-moving during spring run-off. I can help you direct you to the right time of year for your photography needs. Over half of the 150 miles the Virgin River travels is thru Washington County in Utah. It twists and turns through a variety of landscapes that draws people from all over the world!

Check out these galleries for more options along the Virgin River
Riverside Ceremony: http://easyzionwedding.com/zion-national-park-wedding-virgin-utah-riverside-ceremony/

 

Zion National Park

 

With over 6 million visitors a year, Zion National Park is growing in popularity. Let me help you navigate the ins and outs of this beautiful location! There are certain approved locations for the wedding itself. I can give you all the details plus help you choose locations for your wedding photography.

Here are some of my favorite Zion National Park galleries:

Temple of Sinawava wedding location: http://easyzionwedding.com/planning-your-wedding-at-the-temple-of-sinawava-in-zion-national-park/

Canyon Overlook Trail for post-wedding photography: http://easyzionwedding.com/taking-post-ceremony-zion-national-park-wedding-photos-at-canyon-overlook-trail/.

South Camp Amphitheater: http://easyzionwedding.com/kit-and-vanessa/

 

Combinations of inside and outside Zion National Park

 

If you would like your wedding outside the park, but would still like to take advantage of the scenic shots inside – this post may give you some ideas: http://easyzionwedding.com/zion-national-park-wedding-2/.

 

Springdale, Utah

 

Known as the gateway to Zion National Park, the charming town of Springdale is another favorite Southern Utah wedding location.

Many adventuresome couples choose this tiny town with big scenic views as their wedding venue and the location for their wedding photography.

I have worked with couples at some beautiful locations around the city. Here are a few gallery examples:

This gallery showcases ideas for a memorable destination wedding. I do customized packages including your officiant, photography, etc.: http://easyzionwedding.com/zion-utah-wedding-dana-and-ralph/

Wedding at Springdale’s Canyon Community Center: http://easyzionwedding.com/a-just-outside-zion-national-park-wedding-at-springdales-canyon-community-center/

Whatever location you choose in Southern Utah, I would love to help you with all the details! Choose your package to get started! 

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