10 Best Places to Propose in Colorado (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Colorado is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, parks, vineyards, gardens, lakes, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Colorado to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Colorado
  • Maroon Bells
  • Telluride
  • Estes Park
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver
  • Sapphire Point - Dillon
  • Beautiful Mountains and Parks
  • Vail
  • Royal Gorge Bridge - Canon City
  • Chautauqua Park - Boulder
  • Bear Lake
  • Outdoor Gardens and Vineyards to Propose in Colorado
  • Bookcliff Vineyards - Boulder
  • Garden of the Gods - Colorado Springs
  • Best Places to Propose in Colorado


Romantic Locations in Colorado

1. Maroon Bells

Known for their stunning beauty, the Maroon Bells offer breathtaking views of twin peaks reflected in Maroon Lake. Propose by the serene lake with the peaks in the background. The iconic twin peaks, Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, are reflected perfectly in the crystal-clear waters of Maroon Lake, creating a stunning and picturesque backdrop. This breathtaking natural beauty provides an unforgettable setting for a proposal.


2. Telluride

This charming mountain town provides a romantic setting for a proposal. Consider proposing at the historic Telluride Gondola, overlooking the town and mountains. Consider proposing during a ride on the Telluride Gondola, which offers spectacular views of the town and the surrounding mountains. The gondola is known for its romantic atmosphere, especially during sunset.


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3. Estes Park

This charming mountain town offers a romantic atmosphere with its picturesque streets and proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park. Consider proposing at a cozy cabin or a scenic overlook.


4. Denver Botanic Gardens - Denver

The Denver Botanic Gardens feature a variety of themed gardens, including the romantic and fragrant Rose Garden. It's an ideal place to propose among blooming flowers and lush greenery. From the vibrant blooms of the Perennial Walk to the tranquil waters of the Japanese Garden, the diverse landscapes provide numerous picturesque spots perfect for a romantic proposal.


5. Sapphire Point - Dillon

Overlooking Dillon Reservoir and the Tenmile Range, Sapphire Point offers a picturesque setting for a proposal, especially at sunset. Sapphire Point offers breathtaking panoramic views of Dillon Reservoir and the surrounding Tenmile Range. The stunning alpine scenery provides a picturesque backdrop for your proposal, especially during sunrise or sunset.


Beautiful Mountains and Parks

6. Vail

Vail is known for its picturesque mountain scenery and charming European-style village. Propose on a scenic gondola ride, during a hike on one of the many beautiful trails, or at one of Vail's fine dining establishments with mountain views.



7. Chautauqua Park - Boulder

Enjoy a scenic hike in this historic park and propose with the iconic Flatirons as your backdrop. The park is known for its spectacular sunrise and sunset views, making it an ideal location for a proposal during these magical times of day. The warm hues of the sun against the Flatirons create a romantic atmosphere.


8. Bear Lake

Bear Lake is known for its crystal-clear waters and stunning mountain views. Bear Lake is renowned for its stunning beauty, featuring crystal-clear waters surrounded by the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains. The backdrop of Hallett Peak and the Continental Divide provides a breathtaking setting for your proposal.



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Outdoor Gardens and Vineyards to Propose in Colorado

Colorado is full of romantic gardens, and vineyards. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing gardens or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

9. Bookcliff Vineyards - Boulder

BookCliff Vineyards, situated in Boulder, provides a picturesque location for a proposal. You can enjoy the scenic vineyard and surrounding mountain views. The vineyard is set against a backdrop of the picturesque Book Cliffs, which provides a stunning and unique landscape for your proposal.


10. Garden of the Gods - Colorado Springs

This iconic red rock park offers dramatic scenery with towering sandstone formations. Propose with the stunning backdrop of red rocks and Pikes Peak. The natural beauty of this location enhances the romance and significance of the moment.


Best Places to Propose in Colorado

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Colorado has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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