Stunning Forest Wedding Venues in Washington for Small Weddings

There is something so magical about the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Maybe it’s the bright green moss, or the towering old growth of the Olympic Peninsula. It’s a scene like no other and the forest make for an incredible backdrop for a small wedding or elopement. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite forest wedding venues of Washington for your small wedding or elopement.
bride and groom walk through the forest at treehouse point with a treehouse in the background

Wedding Venues near Mt Rainier

Mt Rainier National Park is filled with incredible scenery but some of the most beautiful little spots might be tucked away in the woods. There are darling AirBnb a-frame cabins and venues that can house groups as well. The area is filled with beautiful places to have a small wedding or elopement.

Wellspring Spa
Copper Creek Inn
Mounthaven Resort

A couple gets married in the woods at a wedding venue in the greater Seattle area by outdoor wedding photographer Amy Galbraith

Forest Wedding Venues in the Greater Seattle area

Don’t want to travel far from Seattle? There are incredible places to tie the knot in the forest within a 45 minute drive of the city.

Treehouse Point
The Lodge at St Edward State Park
Emerald Forest Theater

a bride wearing a navy blue dress and her groom kiss while standing on a bridge on a trail on the olympic peninsula surrounded by tall old growth trees

Wedding Venues on the Kitsap Peninsula

You can either take a ferry from Seattle to these locations and give your guests the real Pacific Northwest experience, or drive around through Tacoma. Either way, these forest venues in Washington are sure to provide and stunning location to get married.

Kiana Lodge
Kitsap Memorial State Park

Forest Wedding Venues on the Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula is an incredible location for a wedding. With towering mountain peaks to bright green forest, it really has it all.

Lake Crescent Lodge
Lake Quinault

A couple gets married in the forested mountains of eastern Washington by Seattle mountain wedding photographer Amy Galbraith

Venues in Eastern Washington

There are several locations with beautiful forests on the eastern side of the Cascades. The forests are a little drier here and have more of a mountain feel.

Tierra Retreat Center
Sleeping Lady
Brown Family Homestead

A couple gets married along a trail in Western Washington photographed by adventure elopement photographer Amy Galbraith

Places to Elope in the Forest in Washington

The possibilities are endless if you are not needing a venue to house a lot of guests. I listed a few of my favorite elopement locations in the forest but there are so many more!

Hoh Rainforest
AirBnbs in Packwood
Mt Rainier National Park
Elope on a hiking trail
Lake Wenatchee State Park

I love photographing weddings at forest wedding venues in Washington. My specialty is outdoor adventure weddings and elopements. Email [email protected] if you are in need of some more info for your forest wedding!

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