Fall Engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park

Fall Engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park | Ayesha & Nick

Fall Engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park | Ayesha & Nick

Ayesha and Nick live together in San Francisco, but have a deep love for Colorado. They hope to one day move to this beautiful state, but in the meantime they have been planning their Rocky Mountain wedding and engagement in Colorado.

For their engagement photos, it was important to them to really showcase the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. We were aiming for the whole gamut: dramatic mountain views, water somewhere in the scenery, and some fall colors. Rocky Mountain National Park ended up being the most ideal location to check off all of those boxes.

What some people may not realize about fall in Colorado is that sometimes it is a very short-lived season, and it can also be somewhat hard to predict the exact timing for the peak fall colors. In general, the higher elevation mountain areas experience their leaves changing first, with lower elevations to follow. Usually people plan their leaf peeping in the mountains somewhere in mid September through early October, but it helps to really watch the weather and be flexible. As soon as the first hard freeze or blizzard of the season hits, all of the leaves drop and turn brown, and fall is officially over. 

We lucked out with absolutely perfect timing with both the weather and the peak fall colors. It was a beautiful, sunny, and warm fall day in early October, and the yellow aspens were in full swing. We wandered between the fields of Moraine Park, the trails around Endovalley and Fall River, and eventually made our way up Trail Ridge Road for sunset. We could not stop marveling at how beautiful it was everywhere you looked. 

And that’s barely scratching the surface of all the places Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. If you are craving a wide variety of stark mountain vistas, RMNP is the place to go. Seeing the mountain sides lit up by the yellow aspens is just the icing on the cake.

I cannot wait for the next mountain adventure with Ayesha and Nick, next time for their summer wedding in Breckenridge!

Scroll to view these amazing photos from Ayesha and Nick’s fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park!

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Ayesha and Nick live together in San Francisco, but have a deep love for Colorado. They hope to one day move to this beautiful state, but in the meantime they have been planning their Rocky Mountain wedding and engagement in Colorado.

For their engagement photos, it was important to them to really showcase the beauty of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. We were aiming for the whole gamut: dramatic mountain views, water somewhere in the scenery, and some fall colors. Rocky Mountain National Park ended up being the most ideal location to check off all of those boxes.

What some people may not realize about fall in Colorado is that sometimes it is a very short-lived season, and it can also be somewhat hard to predict the exact timing for the peak fall colors. In general, the higher elevation mountain areas experience their leaves changing first, with lower elevations to follow. Usually people plan their leaf peeping in the mountains somewhere in mid September through early October, but it helps to really watch the weather and be flexible. As soon as the first hard freeze or blizzard of the season hits, all of the leaves drop and turn brown, and fall is officially over. 

We lucked out with absolutely perfect timing with both the weather and the peak fall colors. It was a beautiful, sunny, and warm fall day in early October, and the yellow aspens were in full swing. We wandered between the fields of Moraine Park, the trails around Endovalley and Fall River, and eventually made our way up Trail Ridge Road for sunset. We could not stop marveling at how beautiful it was everywhere you looked. 

And that’s barely scratching the surface of all the places Rocky Mountain National Park has to offer. If you are craving a wide variety of stark mountain vistas, RMNP is the place to go. Seeing the mountain sides lit up by the yellow aspens is just the icing on the cake.

I cannot wait for the next mountain adventure with Ayesha and Nick, next time for their summer wedding in Breckenridge!

Scroll to view these amazing photos from Ayesha and Nick’s fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park!

Couple dancing together in the sun at Rocky Mountain National Park for fall engagementCouple frolicking in field with yellow aspens for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple playing around in field with yellow aspens for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple walking in field with yellow aspens for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple laughing together at Rocky Mountain National Park for fall engagement Couple kissing in field at Rocky Mountain National Park for fall engagement Couple about to kiss in Moraine Valley for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park for fall engagement Couple kissing under blanket in field surrounded by mountains for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple in field surrounded by mountains for fall engagement at Rocky Mountain National ParkCouple kissing on rock in Moraine Valley at Rocky Mountain National Park fall engagementCuddling engaged couple in Moraine Valley at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple standing on rock overlooking mountains in Moraine Valley at Rocky Mountain National Park for fall engagementCouple walking through tall grass for fall engagement session at RMNPCouple walking along Fall River in RMNP for engagement pictures Couple walking through tall grass for fall engagement session at RMNPCouple cuddling in a field at Endovalley in Rocky Mountain National ParkEngagement photos in a field at Endovalley in Rocky Mountain National Park Couple kissing in a field in Endovalley at RNMP fall engagement Engaged couple cuddling in a field at Endovalley in Rocky Mountain National Park Engaged couple cuddling in a field at Endovalley in Rocky Mountain National Park Couple laughing in the sunshine at Endovalley in RMNPEngaged couple playing in the yellow aspen tree grove in Endovalley of RMNP for fall engagement Fall engagement on Trail Ridge Road at sunset Fall engagement on Trail Ridge Road at sunset Couple cuddling along Trail Ridge Road at sunset for RMNP engagementCouple cuddling along Trail Ridge Road at sunset for RMNP engagement Couple cuddling along Trail Ridge Road at sunset for RMNP engagement Couple giggling in a hug on Trail Ridge Road at sunset Couple overlooking the views at the top of Trail Ridge Road at sunset for RMNP engagement Golden hour at the top of Trail Ridge Road for fall engagement session Golden hour at the top of Trail Ridge Road for fall engagement session Golden hour at the top of Trail Ridge Road for RMNP fall engagement Rocky Mountain National Park golden hour at Trail Ridge Road Sunset Trail Ridge engagement at Rocky Mountain National ParkEpic views for Trail Ridge engagement at Rocky Mountain National Park Couple silhouetted against sunset and mountains at Rocky Mountain National Park engagement

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