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LET'S GET YOU ELOPED! Here's a few items to consider before we start!

40.3772° N, 105.5217° W - Estes Park, Colorado

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GETTING YOUR MARRIAGE LICENSE

how much

will it cost?

PHOTO

LOCATIONS

GENERAL OVERVIEW

SEASONAL

BREAKDOWN

TRAVEL &

ACCOMMODATIONS

+ Rocky Mountain National Park Overview

The main entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park is located just under four miles west of Estes, Park, with the Wild Basin Entrance sitting 16 miles south of Estes Park, while the Western entrance is only one mile from Grand Lake. It's easily accessible (but crowded) during the summer months. While the Winter months are less crowded there are closed roads & the park is at more risk to adverse conditions.

Most locations can have a maximum of 10 people present (Including Photographer/Videographer, Officiant, Guests, etc.) 30 is the absolute max number of attendees allowed, which only apply to a select few designated locations. While this may initially seem limited, couples are more than welcome to continue their photoshoot in their wedding attire at more remote locations without restrictions (unless otherwise stated).

+ Elopement & Wedding Permits

+ Misc. Details & Thoughts

Let’s start out with the most important part of having your elopement in Rocky Mountain National Park: Permits. It’s required that all couples having an intimate wedding or elopement purchase a WEDDING & ELOPEMENT PERMIT ($300) or a PHOTOSHOOT PERMIT ($50) if you’re just having a couples or adventure session. These fees go directly to the upkeep of the park, ensuring that its beauty and wildlife are properly cared for.

Permits are now distributed on a limited basis. May- October: 60 per month, Nov.- April: 40 per month for all issued permits on a first come – first serve basis.

Due to the high number of visitors that the park has on a yearly basis (nearly 4.7 million in 2019 alone), no ceremony site can be reserved for your specific event, and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. All ceremony locations are also highly trafficked attractions at the park, and fairly accessible to people of all ages, which brings heavy foot traffic, especially in the summer months. To avoid the rush of visitors, it’s best to consider having a sunrise or sunset (sunset is highly recommended for most locations in the Summer months), as you’ll also receive the best lighting for photos.

To receive more detailed information on the above, it’s recommended that couples contact the park’s Concessions Office Here for further instruction.

For additional Weather information (and more official) i highly suggest checking out this link: National wEATHER sERVICE: Colorado

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Accommodates up to 15 guests & 3 vehicles. Features an incredible 180 degree view of the mountains.

Accommodates up to 20 guests & 5 vehicles. Features Aspens & beautiful meadow views.

Accommodates up to 20 guests & 5 vehicles. Features views of Longs Peak & the famous Bear Lake.

Accommodates up to 30 guests & 10 vehicles. Located at the south entrance & is probably the least visited.

Accommodates up to 15 guests & 3 vehicles. Features a beautiful meadow & and abundance of fur trees.

*Note* This area was compromised from a wildfire in 2020 & is possibly not permitted for use by the park.

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Accommodates up to 15 guests & 3 vehicles (Summer) & 30 guests & 10 vehicles (Winter)

Accommodates 30 guests & 10 vehicles. Features beautiful meadows with views of bigger peaks.

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ELOPEMENT PICNICS & Private Chefs

backpacking

& camping

The Colorado landscape changes a good bit during the winter months, and I'm not complaining! At the higher elevations, all of your favorite locations turn into a bright white. This marks a perfect opportunity to snowshoe, ski, etc. to your location! While not all areas are accessible, the ones that are have a truly magical feel. I'm always up for a good winter adventure!

Hiking is probably one of the most popular elopement activities in Colorado. It's mostly free and gives you the opportunity to experience a new or familiar place together. Regardless of your skill level or desired difficulty, there's something for everyone! I help a large portion of my couples find locations & hikes that fit their needs & wants best, and I'm always happy to assist you.

That's right! What's better than toasting a great meal at the top of the mountain with your spouse? Many of my couples also love sharing an intimate dinner cooked by a private chef in their Airbnb. Colorado has a great selection of food for all types of food & diets, so your selections are endless. Regardless of how you do it, sharing a meal with your loved ones is a perfect way to cap off the day.

Colorado is known for many things but it's rich brewing culture & mountain lore are at the top of the list. From brewery hopping to exploring mountain towns, there's no shortage of adventure. With each part of the state boasting a culture of it's own, you can drive 75 miles in any direction and feel like you're in a different state. Regardless of your interests, we'll find the perfect match for you!

TRAVELING TO colorado

IN 2022

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STEP 1

STEP 2

SUBMIT your application & pickup your license

THOUGHTS & RECCOMENDATIONS

WHICH COUNTY SHOULD WE GET OUR LICENSE?

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(4 to 10 hours of coverage)

VIDEOGRAPHY

$3,000 - $4,500

(4 to 10 hours of coverage)

$350 - $750

rated for travel both ways for both people

$100 - $250

CAR RENTAL

per day / Not Including gas

$150 - $450

LODGING

per night

$500 - $1,000

misc. details

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flowers, make up, hair, etc.

misc. expenses

$200 - $500

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food, gas, etc. (per day, both people)

LET'S LOOK AT THE NUMBERS

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LOW-END COST

HIGH-END COST

MEDIAN COST

Estimated costs are based off of a hypothetical 5-day trip, and do not include videography.

Estimated costs are based off of a hypothetical 5-day trip, and do not include videography.

Estimated costs are based off of a hypothetical 5-day trip, and do not include videography.

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ESTIMATED COST:

$8,500 - $9,500

$6,500 - $7,500

$11,000 - $15,000

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