The Best Venues with Stunning Mountain Views around Durango, 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.  PARADISE AT PURGATORY RESORT  |  Durango, Colorado

An alpine meadow where the Paradise, 7th Heaven, and Upper Hades ski 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. BLACK DIAMOND LODGE  |  Durango, Colorado

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

The Black Diamond Lodge wedding venue, Durango Colorado

above image by The Light Seeker

 

River Bend Ranch wedding venue, Durango Colorado
above image by Karla Wedding Photography

 

 



 

4.  RIVER BEND RANCH | Durango, Colorado

This local venue is nestled in the beautiful Animas Valley surrounded by a lake and majestic willow trees with the Durango-Silverton Train running along the property.

 

River Bend Ranch wedding venue, Durango Colorado

 



 

 

5.  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

 



 

6.  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

 



 

7.  BOYCE 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

 



 

 8.  ENGINEER MEADOWS 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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