10 Best Places to Propose in Montana (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Montana is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for mountains, parks, highways, canyons, towns, 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 Montana to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Montana
  • Glacier National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Beartooth Highway
  • Bighorn Canyon
  • Missoula
  • Beautiful Lakes and Mountains
  • Flathead Lake
  • Lake McDonald Lodge
  • Big Sky Resort
  • Outdoor Gardens and Mountains to Propose in Montana
  • Gardens of Shakespeare in the Parks - Bozeman
  • Kerr Dam Overlook - Polson
  • Best Places to Propose in Montana


Romantic Locations in Montana

1. Glacier National Park

This iconic park boasts stunning mountain vistas, pristine lakes, and picturesque hiking trails. Consider proposing at one of the scenic overlooks along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, at the shore of Lake McDonald, or during a romantic hike to locations like Grinnell Glacier or Hidden Lake.


2. Yellowstone National Park

Known for its geothermal wonders and diverse wildlife, Yellowstone provides countless picturesque settings for a proposal. Propose near iconic landmarks such as Old Faithful or Grand Prismatic Spring, or opt for a secluded spot along one of the park's scenic rivers or waterfalls.



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3. Beartooth Highway

Known as one of the most scenic drives in the United States, Beartooth Highway offers jaw-dropping views of the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains. Propose at one of the high mountain passes, such as Beartooth Pass or Chief Joseph Scenic Byway, with sweeping views of the rugged landscape.


4. Bighorn Canyon 

This lesser-known gem features dramatic cliffs, deep canyons, and the stunning Bighorn Lake. Propose at one of the scenic overlooks, during a boat tour of the canyon, or while camping under the starlit sky.


5. Missoula

This vibrant college town nestled in the Rocky Mountains offers a variety of romantic settings for a proposal. Propose on a scenic hike in the nearby Rattlesnake Wilderness Area, during a romantic dinner at a downtown restaurant, or on a leisurely stroll along the Clark Fork River.


Beautiful Lakes and Mountains

6. Flathead Lake

As the largest natural freshwater lake in the western United States, Flathead Lake offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and crystal-clear waters. Propose on a private boat cruise, at one of the lakeside beaches, or during a romantic picnic overlooking the lake.


7. Lake McDonald Lodge

Located within Glacier National Park, this historic lodge offers rustic charm and stunning lake views. Propose in front of the lodge's grand fireplace, during a romantic dinner overlooking Lake McDonald, or on a moonlit stroll along the lakeshore.


8. Big Sky Resort

This world-class ski resort offers breathtaking mountain views and luxurious amenities. Propose at the summit of Lone Peak, with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, or during a cozy evening in a private mountain chalet.



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Outdoor Gardens and Mountains to Propose in Montana

Montana is full of romantic gardens, and mountains. 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. Gardens of Shakespeare in the Parks - Bozeman

This charming garden is inspired by the works of William Shakespeare and features lush greenery, colorful flowers, and tranquil walking paths. Propose amidst the romantic ambiance of the garden, perhaps during a Shakespearean performance or a private stroll at sunset. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


10. Kerr Dam Overlook - Polson

Located on the Flathead Indian Reservation, this scenic overlook offers panoramic views of Flathead Lake and the surrounding Mission Mountains. Propose against the backdrop of the sparkling lake and rugged mountains, perhaps during a sunset picnic or a romantic hike to the overlook.


Best Places to Propose in Montana

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, Montana 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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