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California Nudist Resorts: The Complete Guide
California Nudist Camps, Nudist Resorts CA Clothing Optional Retreats
By Betsy Malloy. You can find clothing optional and nudist resorts in almost every corner of California, but with a large number in the warmer southern California desert. This guide includes basic information on all of them, to help you find a place that's right for you. That makes it one of the largest clothing optional resorts in North America.
List of social nudity places in North America
Although it is only 40 or so miles from Los Angeles, it feels like another world — this is Trump country, biker bar country, general store country. A couple of turns take you to the entrance of a dirt road, rutted and deserted. An old, vandalized sign indicates that you are entering a place named Mystic Oaks. Behind the gates, there is no one, just the remnants of wooden buildings and scurrying lizards.
When going nude on California's beaches, there's often a wide chasm between expectation and reality -- but that's more of a "nude beach" thing than a California thing. You can't just drop trou and get an all-over tan at any old stretch of Golden State shoreline, and the select beaches where California does allow nude sunbathing are mostly and not-so-coincidentally in hard-to-reach and obscure locations. In other words, they're the kind of amenity-free beaches where you'd do well to bring your own food, drinks, chairs, and umbrellas. Many of the state's most popular and underrated nude beaches are hidden mere minutes away from the popular shopping malls that line our coast, but you'd never know it unless you knew where to look.