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California Nudist Resorts - The Complete Guide
However, in a ban on public nudity was put into place and by public displays of nudity became illegal…. Beyond providing a stunning view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Baker Beach is also known for offering a section of sand and surf where no shirt is no problem. If you happen to be visiting San Francisco in mid-May when the race takes place and feel the urge to run like the wind without the pesky constrictions of clothing, check out the organization Bare to Breakers. These individuals gather in a large group and run the Bay to Breakers footrace in their birthday suits.
Sign in. By Garrick Ramirez. A weekend escape to a local hot springs is a quintessential Northern California experience. Occupying a cosmic space between Napa and Black Rock Desert, the springs allow you to flee the city — and your clothes — and bliss out in warm mineral waters under a sea of stars. As Eastern spirituality was embraced, clothes were abandoned.
Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products and services; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. 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. They are listed by area, then alphabetically within that area.