12 Great Engagement Session Locations in the GTA
Stuck on ideas for where to get your engagement photos taken? Stress no more! I have listed some of my favourite locations throughout the GTA and I am sure one of them will suit what you are looking for!
Belfountain Conservation Area
A beautiful park in the quaint town of Belfountain, this conservation area has a waterfall, a bridge, a river, and lots of trees and open areas for beautiful portraits!
Trails at Dundas Peak lead to a very picturesque viewpoint. Looking down on Hamilton and lots of trees, shoot at sunset or during the fall colours for some seriously epic photos!
This historical mansion located in Hamilton is a popular spot for wedding and engagement photos! A stunning castle and grounds make this location a one stop shop for amazing photos.
If you have never visited the Distillery District in Toronto, put it on your list! Cobblestone streets and 19th century buildings make this an amazing location for photos! It also hosts the amazing Christmas Market in December, so if you are a huge Christmas lover, this may be the perfect location for you.
Forks of the Credit Provincial Park
Located in beautiful Caledon and on the Bruce Trail, this park features a lake, rolling hills, and lots of areas for amazing engagement photos. A great location for those wanting to include dogs as well!
Kelso Conservation Area
Located in Milton, Ontario, Kelso Conservation has a lot of variety to offer! Incredible view points and trails, and even a cute beach for summer time sessions!
Paletta Mansion is an absolutely beautiful lake front property in Burlington. Get photos by the lake, on the perfectly landscaped grounds, by the mansion, and on a picturesque trail! Paletta has a lot to offer, two outfits can make it look like you visited two completely different locations! Permit required.
A gorgeous small park in the middle of Hamilton that offers lots of natural backgrounds! Open fields, trees, and access to the lake make this an awesome location, especially in the summer!
Rockwood Conservation Area
Located in the small town of Rockwood, this moderately sized park is a popular location for movies and tv shows. Towering limestone cliffs, caves and glacial potholes, there are also some mill ruins that are seriously photogenic! *please note, as of October 2019, the ruins were closed off due to safety concerns
Royal Botanical Gardens
Beautiful areas of garden lands and natural areas make it difficult to take a bad photo in the RBG! This is definitely a location worth checking out! Permit required.
The Scarborough Bluffs, also known as The Bluffs, is an escarpment along Lake Ontario. This epic cliffs make for some incredible photos!
The area includes heritage buildings and barns, rolling hay fields, ecologically sensitive forests, unique wetlands, and evidence of Indigenous settlements. A popular location for engagement and wedding photos, this location has it all!