10 Breathtaking Mountain Venues in Southwest Colorado

Whether you are renewing your vows, tying the knot in an intimate elopement ceremony or planning a destination wedding with 300 guests, southwest Colorado offers an exquisite array of jaw-dropping wedding locations to say, “I do”. We’ve hand-picked ten fairy tale locations with STUNNING mountain backdrops straight out of a storybook!

 


 

1.  TOP OF LIFT ONE AT PURGATORY RESORT  |  Durango, Colorado

An alpine meadow where the Paradise, 7th Heaven, and Upper Hades runs intersect with incredible views of the San Juan Mountains.

 

Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado

Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado

above images by Allison Ragsdale Photography

 



 

2. DANTE’S AT PURGATORY RESORT  |  Durango, Colorado

A secluded mountaintop setting with spectacular views of five surrounding mountain ranges.

 

Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado above image by Allison Ragsdale Photography
Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado above image by Ginger Moose Photography

 



 

3. THE MEADOW AT SILVERPICK LODGE  |  Durango, Colorado

This intimate location is nestled in the aspens with a jaw-dropping mountain backdrop.

 

Silverpick Lodge Durango | 10 breathtaking mountain wedding venues in Colorado

Silverpick Lodge Durango | 10 breathtaking mountain wedding venues in Colorado

above images by illuminarts

 



 

4. CASCADE VILLAGE  |  Durango, Colorado

Hold your ceremony in a meadow surrounded by nature with stunning views of the Needles Mountain Range.

 

Cascade Village Durango | 10 breathtaking mountain wedding venues in Colorado

above image by Jenne Anne Photography

Cascade Village Durango | 10 breathtaking mountain wedding venues in Colorado

above image by Shutterfreek

 



 

5.  EUREKA LODGE  |  Silverton, Colorado

Once a miners hotel, now a rustic venue. This stunning location is on the Alpine Loop just above the ghost town of Eureka.

 

Eureka Lodge, SIlverton | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Colorado

Eureka Lodge, SIlverton | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Colorado

above images by illuminarts

 



 

6.  TOWN OF SILVERTON  |  Silverton, Colorado

Tie the knot in this historic and charming alpine town high in the San Juan Mountains.

 

Town of Silverton wedding meadow | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Colorado

Town of Silverton wedding meadow | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Colorado

above images by illuminarts

 



 

7.  DOUBLE R RANCH  | Mancos, Colorado

This wilderness location above Jackson Lake is surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest. You are off the grid with zero light pollution. Bring your tents or rent the log cabin and yurts.

 

Double R Ranch Weddings, Mancos Colorado

 



 

 

8.  RIDGEWOOD EVENT CENTER |  Hesperus, Colorado

Recite your vows on a lush lawn framed by cottonwoods facing the La Plata Mountains.

 

Ridgewood Event Center | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado

above image by illuminarts

Ridgewood Event Center | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado

above image by Aspen Groen

 



 

 

9.  BOYCE MEADOWS AT PURGATORY RESORT |  Durango, Colorado

The Needles Mountain Range provides the backdrop as you exchange vows in one of Purgatory’s most peaceful settings.

 

Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado
 above image by Shutterfreek

 



 

 10.  ENGINEER MEADOW AT PURGATORY RESORT |  Durango, Colorado

This location is nestled in an aspen grove framed by the rugged peak of Engineer Mountain.

 

Purgatory Resort | 10 Breathtaking Mountain wedding Venues in Durango, Colorado

above image by illuminarts

 


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