10 Best Places to Propose in Idaho (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Idaho is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, valleys, gardens, lakes, waterfalls, 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 Idaho to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Idaho
  • Sun Valley
  • Shoshone Falls
  • Sawtooth National Recreation Area
  • Craters Of The Moon National Monument
  • Ponderosa State Park - McCall
  • Beautiful Lakes and Mountains
  • Lake Coeur D'Alene
  • Snake River Canyon
  • Redfish Lake
  • Outdoor Gardens and Landscapes to Propose in Idaho
  • Idaho Botanical Garden - Boise
  • Boise Foothills
  • Best Places to Propose in Idaho


Romantic Locations in Idaho

1. Sun Valley

Nestled in the Sawtooth National Forest, Sun Valley is a picturesque destination known for its stunning mountain scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. Propose atop Bald Mountain (also known as "Baldy"), with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.


2. Shoshone Falls

Known as the "Niagara of the West," Shoshone Falls is one of the largest natural waterfalls in the United States. Propose at one of the scenic overlooks, with the thundering waters of the falls as your backdrop.



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3. Sawtooth National Recreation Area

Located in central Idaho, the Sawtooth NRA is renowned for its rugged mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and pristine wilderness. Propose during a scenic hike to one of the alpine lakes, such as Sawtooth Lake or Alice Lake, with the majestic peaks of the Sawtooth Range towering above.


4. Craters of the Moon National Monument

This otherworldly landscape of ancient lava flows and volcanic features offers a unique and surreal setting for a proposal. Propose amidst the rugged terrain, with the eerie lava formations and the vast expanse of the desert as your backdrop.


5. Ponderosa State Park - McCall

This scenic park on the shores of Payette Lake offers beautiful views of the water and surrounding mountains. Propose during a hike along one of the park's trails or during a romantic picnic by the lake.


Beautiful Lakes and Rivers

6. Lake Coeur d'Alene

This pristine lake in northern Idaho offers sparkling blue waters, scenic shorelines, and stunning sunsets. Propose during a romantic sunset cruise on the lake, with views of the surrounding mountains and the colorful sky reflecting off the water.


7. Snake River Canyon

Carved by the Snake River, this dramatic canyon in southern Idaho offers stunning vistas, towering cliffs, and the famous Perrine Bridge. Propose during a scenic drive along the canyon rim, or take a thrilling tandem base jump off the bridge for an adrenaline-filled proposal.


8. Redfish Lake

Nestled in the Sawtooth Mountains, Redfish Lake is renowned for its clear blue waters and stunning mountain scenery. Propose on the sandy shoreline, with views of the rugged peaks reflecting off the tranquil lake.



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Outdoor Gardens and Trails to Propose in Idaho

Idaho is full of romantic gardens, and foothills. 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. Idaho Botanical Garden - Boise

This serene oasis in the heart of Boise features lush gardens, tranquil ponds, and scenic pathways. Propose amidst the beauty of the Rose Garden, with colorful blooms and fragrant roses surrounding you. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


10. Boise Foothills

Just outside the city of Boise, the Boise Foothills offer miles of scenic trails and sweeping views of the Treasure Valley below. Propose during a hike to Table Rock, with panoramic views of the city and the Owyhee Mountains in the distance.


Best Places to Propose in Idaho

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, Idaho 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 Sachs

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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