Fall Sparks Lake Elopement in Bend Oregon
Dalila and Ruben’s Sparks Lake Elopement was an absolute dream. These two babes originally reached out to me early 2020 for a winter elopement in NJ. After having to cancel their plans we put it on pause for a while until they were ready to celebrate their union. Since I had moved to Oregon in between that time they wanted to take the opportunity to fly to Oregon and have a magical elopement in Sparks Lake instead. And they could not have picked a better location for their elopement. It felt so special to have them fly over to the PNW to make their day happen.
We started their elopement day in Todd Lake first where they could have their time for a first look and explore more of the beautiful cascade highway. When it comes to elopement in Bend, Oregon there are so many amazing locations to choose from so being able to include more than one is always the best way to enjoy all of it. On the cascade highway two of my favorite locations are Todd Lake because if offers beautiful views over Mt Bachelor and Broken Top. Two iconic mountain peaks in Bend. And the forest surrounding the lake are higher and bigger a true magical forest area.
After their time at Todd Lake we then made our way to Sparks Lake where they enjoyed their time at the lake with a bottle of champagne and some donuts in replacement of the traditional cake. We were able to enjoy one of the best sunset, and perfect clear water for the most amazing reflections on the lake.
Sparks Lake is located in the beautiful Cascade Mountains range near Bend Oregon. Only a 30min drive from the Center of Bend and it will take you in this magical location. It is the perfect location for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiast. Todd Lake is located only 10 min north of Sparks Lake with a higher elevation. They both offers stunning views and lush green forest. For your Sparks Lake Elopement make sure to plan to explore the surrounding areas as well. It is best to plan an elopement in the summer and fall. Early summer can be hard to access as the snow melts make it harder to be by the water. My favorite time of the year is late July through the fall.
For more inspiration for your elopement at Sparks Lake check out this fun engagement session here!