Monahans Sandhill Texas State Park Elopement Photographer

Monahans Sandhill Texas State Park Elopement Photographer

December 31, 2019

alicia + dayleon

Elopement at sand dune in Texas. Elopement inspiration, bright pink floral bouquet, and unique wedding dress. Alternative wedding ideas (collaged image)

Monahans Sandhill Texas State Park Wedding | Texas Elopement Photographer

Another gorgeous west Texas wedding for you. Last one was from Big Bend, this one is at Monahans Sandhill state park in west Texas. I had no idea Texas had sandhills like this! I thought sand dunes could only be found in the Pacific NW, Colorado, or somewhere overseas.

But these sandhills indeed ARE in Texas and they’re awesome.

It’s such a neat little park, they have sleds you can rent and go sledding down the sand hills. They have RV hookups and tent camping spots. I’m not usually one for sand and the beach, it always seems like a good idea, and then you’re sticky and there’s sand ev-er-y-where! Although, I’m starting to like it more these days for some reason…. But Monahans wasn’t like that at all!! I think because it’s not humid there, it was also like 70 degrees, an absolutely perfect, dream day.

The sand didn’t stick to you and I wasn’t left with an icky get-me-in-the-shower-before-I-can-drive-home feeling. Even still, if you were, they have a nice bathroom facility there equipped with showers! It’s perfect. I’d HIGHLY recommend adding this location to your list of where to elope in Texas. In fact, it’s on my list here.

Finding Alicia and her boyfriend so last minute was a huge blessing. I reached out to her on instagram because I thought she’s absolutely gorgeous and seemed like a down to earth person…. plus, they both live in west Texas! I was making my big trip to Big Bend and wanted to see what these hills were all about before heading back home. Even though it was a little out of the way I’m so glad I decided to do it. Not only did I get to meet these two but spent the evening at this really cool park that I can’t wait to go back to!





dress | LUXXEL




Find more Texas state park elopement weddings

Diane + Danny | Colorado Bend State Park Elopement

Lissette + Mark | Big Bend National Park Elopement


  1. Stan

    January 7th, 2020 at 1:27 pm

    Amazing pictures. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Trisha

    February 10th, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    The photography, light, colors, editing…everything is spot on here!! Great work!!

  3. Sienna

    February 11th, 2020 at 12:00 am

    What a gorgeous couple; and this looks like such an amazing day spent at Sandhill!

  4. Jeff Brummett Visuals

    February 11th, 2020 at 6:24 am

    Ah I’ve always wanted to do a photoshoot at Monahans! Great job!

  5. Heather Huie

    February 11th, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    The light, the palate, the dreamy couple! Oh man, this session has it all

  6. Justyna

    February 12th, 2020 at 12:54 am

    Those windswept moments captured playfully’ beautiful work

  7. Olivia

    February 12th, 2020 at 1:19 am

    Okay, this is so unbelievably romantic. This session is everything!!! Your style is so elegant and seamless.

  8. Anna Bowser Clark

    February 12th, 2020 at 5:41 pm

    Holy cow I had no idea Texas could be this beautiful! Going on my bucket list but goodness those florals, that couple and that dress!!! Stunning!

  9. Mollie Adams

    February 12th, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    Okay most beautiful couple ever. WOW this is amazing, and you captured their love and the landscape so well!

  10. Afton

    February 13th, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    These are all so dreamy! That state park looks super gorgeous.

  11. Malachi Lewis

    February 19th, 2020 at 5:42 am

    This lighting is so pretty and perfect! And I love the colorful florals.

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