"The North American Capital of Nudism." James Thorner of the St. Petersburg Times on Pasco County just north of Tampa
Baker Beach is a beach of the National Park Service located in San Francisco. The north end of the beach (closest to the Golden Gate bridge) is officially sanctioned as clothing-optional. It provides spectacular views of the Golden Gate and Marin County.
Black's Beach, in La Jolla, a community near San Diego, is possibly the largest de facto clothing optional beach in the United States. Near to this beach can be found the San Onofre Beach (near San Clemente).
College Cove beach is a breathtaking nude beach in the town of Trinidad, north of Eureka in Northern Humboldt County. Boulders sprouting redwood trees are visible in the ocean off the beach. Being in a protected area, the beach can be warmer in the summer than the surrounding areas.
Living Waters Spa and Condos is a European-style clothing optional spa with hot natural mineral water pools and massage located in the Palm Springs area of Desert Hot Springs, California. They are the place many people to try the ol' fashioned skinny dipping for the first time and LWS is #1 rated on TripAdvisor.
Devil's Slide or Gray Whale Cover is the only officially-sanctioned nude state-owned beach in California. Run for years by a private concessionaire who provided the only access to this remote beach, the State of California officially took over its operation in 2001.
Lands End Located within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Lands End beach is considered the most beautiful nude beach in the San Francisco area. It is accessible only by a steep trail, requiring dexterity to reach it.
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San Gregorio Nude Beach is considered by many to be the oldest continuously active nude beach in the United States. It dates to 1967 and consists of 2 miles of public beach which can be accessed only via a private toll road near the town of San Gregorio on the San Mateo County coast south of San Francisco. San Gregorio beach is the largest of about 20 clothing-optional beaches along the coast between San Francisco and Santa Cruz.
Terra Cotta Inn Clothing Optional Resort & Spa Located in sunny Palm Springs, California they are called the most mainstream nudist resort in America and perfect for first time nude sunbathers. Chicago Tribune ranks them as one of 10 best nudist resorts in the world.
Haulover Beach, located at 25¡54?40?N,80¡07?18?W in Miami-Dade County (between Sunny Isles Beach, Florida and Bal Harbour), the most popular nude beach in North America
Playalinda Beach, part of Canaveral National Seashore; has a history of allowing nudity
The Roof Top Resort, a clothing-optional hotel located in Hollywood, Florida (between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami). This hotel features a roof top clothing-optional heated pool (open 24-hours.) This hotel is roughly 100 feet from the public beach. Note: This is a swinger/lifestyle resort as well. Nudity is allowed anywhere in the hotel (except the lobby.) "Swinging" is not permitted in public areas.
Pasco County, Florida has seven nudist resorts.
Kehena Beach (Dolphin Beach) black sand beach in Puna, Island of Hawaii (Big Island)
Lake Edun, a family oriented naturist resort located in Topeka
Forty Acre Club, a rural nudist resort (nudity is required -- this is not just a clothing-optional resort) located in Londell, Missouri (roughly 50 miles southwest of St. Louis)
Gunnison Beach, a part of the National Park Service's Gateway National Recreation Area in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, the largest clothing-optional beach in the Northeastern United States (there are several other public beaches on Sandy Hook where nudity is forbidden). In 1999, New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman signed into law a bill sponsored by State Senator James S. Cafiero (R-Dist.1) that prohibits all types of nudism on state or municipal beaches, making Gunnison Beach the only legal nude beach in the state, since it is located on federal land not subject to state or municipal regulations.
Rock Lodge Club, located on 145 acres of pristine woodland in Northern New Jersey, less than an hour from Manhattan, features a spring-fed swimming/boating lake, tennis, volleyball, and badminton courts, a hot tub and sauna, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails.
Bare Lake in Southern Oregon near Howard Prarie lake
Hippie Hollow Park, on the shore of Lake Travis northwest of Austin, traditionally used for nude swimming since the formation of the lake in the late 1940s. The park was officially placed under management by Travis County in the mid-1980s and remains officially clothing-optional, although it was closed to minors in 1995.
The Ledges, on the Harriman Reservoir in Wilmington
Wreck Beach is the second largest clothing-optional beach in North America with over 100,000 visitors each year. It is located in the University Endowment Lands, just west of the city limits of Vancouver, on the north arm of the Fraser River.
Recent political wrangling has fallen in favour of nudism at a stretch of beach immediately east of Crescent Beach, in South Surrey.
Ontario All areas of Ontario, unless otherwise specified by town or city by-laws, allow both males and females to be topless in public.
Hanlan's Point Beach, just south to the airport, is located at 43¡36?55?N,79¡24?36?W is a sandy beach just a 15-minute ferry ride from downtown Toronto, Ontario. It is recognised by the city council as an official Clothing optional beach, the second in Canada.
Oka, Quebec, is about 40 km from Montreal in Quebec.
Centre naturiste la Pommerie, in Quebec, a naturist camping where the annual Canadian Naturist Festival is usually held in August.
Most nudist beaches in Jamaica are actually private beaches owned by large resorts. One exception is Firefly Beach in Negril, which is a nudist beach that is open to the general public.
Zipolite, Oaxaca: Zipolite beach has been nudist for more than 30 years. Nudism in Zipolite is tolerated, since Mexican law only condemns "immorality" and thus, the issue ends up being a matter of the judge's criteria. This beach is the considered by many to be the best place to practice nudism in the country, since the quantity of nudists and the long tradition make it safe for nudists. Other places in the country may not be as safe.
In Aruba island, two beaches allow nudity, especially in late afternoon and dawn.
Eagle Beach near Oranjestad.
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