Outdoor Portland Engagement Session Locations

Need Outdoor Location Ideas For Your Engagement Session Near Portland, Oregon?

Great, you’ve decided to do an engagement session in or around Portland and now you need to decide on a location. However, you’re unsure about where you’d like to do them. First off, I encourage you to think about any potentially special places that would be significant to your relationship. Chances are you’ll feel most comfortable in a location that you’re familiar with. It may also hold special memories that will make you more sentimental and at ease. If there’s an activity involved that you do with your fiancé, that can be used as inspiration as well. If all else fails that’s totally fine. Feel free to peruse the outdoor Portland engagement location ideas below. These are engagement session locations in the city limits and also locations near and far. I love traveling to interesting locations that may be harder to reach. I’m game for just about anywhere!

In Portland

Powell Butte

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

Forest Park

Sauvie Island

Hoyt Arboretum

Swan Island Beach

Cathedral Park

Pomarius Nursery Greenhouse

Eastbank Esplanade

Rose Test Garden

Peninsula Park

Alberta Street

The Columbia River Gorge

Angel’s Rest

Hamilton Mountain

Boardman Tree Farm (Maybe Closed)

Rowena Crest

Latourell Falls

Elowah Falls

Wahkeena Falls

Oneonta Gorge

Horsethief Butte

At The Oregon Coast


Netarts Bay

Cape Kiwanda

Hug Point

Cape Perpetua

Devil’s Churn

Near Mount Hood

Lost Lake

Mount Hood (Trails in general)

Timberline Lodge

Trillium Lake

Bagby Hotsprings

In Central Or Eastern Oregon

Alvord Desert

South Sister

Painted Hills

White River Falls

Smith Rock

Crater Lake

Crack In The Ground

Mckenzie Pass Lava Field

Near Salem

Abiqua Falls

Silver Falls State Park

Detriot Lake

Near Corvallis

Mary’s Peak

In Washington

Mount St Helens

Mount Rainier

Deception Pass

Hurricane Ridge

Rattlesnake Ledge

In California

Joshua Tree

Big Sur

Non-Location Specific Ideas

An Airstream Trailer

A Stylish Airbnb

A Video Game Arcade




Cabin In The Woods

Minimalist Photography Studio