A Gold Creek Pond wedding has it all. Natural beauty. Easy access. Absolutely stunning photos. Jennifer and Mark tied the knot on a gorgeous sunny day. Gold Creek Pond weddings and elopements are also ADA accessible, so your entire family and friends can celebrate alongside you. Jennifer and Mark's wedding guests setup chairs at a pop-up ceremony site with the Cascade Mountains behind the couple. They had their first look near old-growth trees. After officially getting married, we took couples portraits along the water and even managed to fly the drone. Now that's an epic way to remember your Gold Creek Pond wedding! From the sky and the ground.
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You do not need a special permit to hold a wedding at Gold Creek Pond. However, since Gold Creek Pond is within the Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, you will need a parking pass. It's also known as the Gold Creek Pond Trail. You can pay for your parking permit at the trailhead. We love this pretty Northwest location so much it's also listed in our Top 12 Places for Engagement Photos!
Jennifer and Mark hired a wedding videographer to remember their special day. Their wedding video captures joy, laughter and excitement! We started filming at a cabin near Roslyn, Washington. After getting ready and taking bridal party portraits, we drove to Gold Creek Pond. When we arrived, Jennifer snuck up behind Mark for their intimate first look. He was blown away by her beauty. The couple held their ceremony along the edge of the water. It's a stunning backdrop for a Gold Creek Pond wedding.
You should consider the weather when planning your wedding at Gold Creek Pond. The trail is located about 90 minutes east of Seattle along Interstate 90. It's just beyond Snoqualmie Pass. According to the National Forest Service, Gold Creek Pond Trail sits at an elevation of 3,000 feet. The weather can be chilly. Expect plenty of snow in the winter. As a result, the parking lot is usually covered in a few feet of snow! People love visiting Gold Creek Pond during snowy seasons. Seattle Mag named it January hike of the month! It's also a popular snowshoe destination.
In the summer, we suggest planning your engagement, elopement or wedding photography about 2 hours before sunset. That's because the mountains block the sun as it gets closer to the horizon. Most couples prefer the pond and Cascade mountain range in the background.