Here are some ideas of good loactions near Ogden, Utah for portrait sessions. Let me know if you want to see example photos of any of these locations.
Highly versatile location with a variety of colors and backgrounds - many of the trains and other areas are covered and in shade making this an ideal location for mid day sessions. The Union Station is easy to access and featuers indoor areas and bathrooms for convenient changing locations. There are also numerous other locations within walking distance.
2) Beaus Pond
Beaus Pond is an outdoors park area that is excellent year round but particularly popular for fall family photos and portraits. There are plenty of benches and photogenic locations during the short walk around the lake. Beaus pond is ideal for family portraits or individual portraits.
25th street features many beautiful historic buildings and alleys with some modern mixes as well. This area is perfect for individual portraits or engagements and couples. Because it's a busier area - family portraits with more than 1 young child could be difficult and distracting, but it would still work. An ideal starting place is the alleyway next to the Athenian Restaurant at 252 East 2500 South, Ogden, UT 84401. From here you can head west toward the Union Station.
Pineview reservoir is at the top of Ogden Canyon near Huntsville and Eden, Utah. The best locations are probably on the south side of the lake in the open fields. For more options check out cemetery point and the beach in that area or head up to the wildlife preserve at the north end of the lake.
The learning park is an almost ideal spot for family portraits. The lighting is excellent in the evening thanks to a large hill right next to the park. It's a safe and comfortable place for larger families with several children. There are beautifully maintained gardens around the park that create a variety of backgrounds year round.