DJ Wallace proposes to Courtney Zimmerman on the bridge at the base of Fish Creek Falls | We, The Light Photography 

Top 10 Romantic Proposal Settings in Steamboat Springs

Popping the big question is almost as important as the wedding day itself. Whether you are looking for an epic mountain backdrop or an intimate dinner, these romantic settings are perfect for your Steamboat proposal.

Fish Creek Falls
This 280-foot waterfall is one of the most popular destinations in Steamboat Springs. Offering breathtaking views after just a ¼-mile hike, Fish Creek Falls is the perfect location for abundant scenery year-round.

Strawberry Park Hot Springs
Tucked in the mountains just 20 minutes from town are natural hot springs with beautiful views. Relax in the springs, spend the night in a rustic cabin and pop the question while in a high-country oasis.

Western Barns
Nothing quite captures the Western lifestyle more than Steamboat’s iconic barns. Both the More and Arnold barns offer picturesque views of Mount Werner for your memorable moment.

The Lakes of North Routt
Ask the big question while surrounded by natural beauty at one of North Routt County’s lakes. Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake and Hahns Peak Lake offer remarkable Rocky Mountain views and incredible scenery that’s accessible year-round.

Hot Air Balloon Rodeo, Bald Eagle Lake
What’s a better backdrop than 20+ hot air balloons soaring overhead? Held in July, the iconic Hot Air Balloon Rodeo would be a quintessential summer proposal in Steamboat.

Flash of Gold, Buffalo Pass
Bask in the autumn scenery while hiking or biking on Buffalo Pass. Weave through beautiful alpine meadows and bright aspen groves on the Flash of Gold Trail. Living up to its name with bright foliage in the fall, this trail is a perfect location to propose.

Picnic on Broadway, Steamboat Ski Area
Hit the slopes with your significant other and make it a day to remember at the Steamboat Ski Area. Pack a lunch and stop at the picnic table off Broadway Run – an easy green run with panoramic views of the Yampa Valley.

Walton Peak Rabbit Ears Pass

Pop the question in pristine powder at Walton Peak. Ask the locals how to get to this hidden area alongside U.S. 40. Walton Peak is a peaceful, secluded spot to get down on one knee.