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The nudist community is tight-knit. Not everyone is up for spending an entire weekend in the woods or poolside at a resort sans clothing, but the people who are, tend to bond. Often judged and misunderstood by the more clothing-friendly world, nudists like to stick together and have created a large number of groups and communities across the 50 states that hold meetings, events, and group trips. For those looking for a group in their area or for those just curious to see what’s out there, we’ve rounded up information on some of the largest nudist groups and clubs in the U.S.

  • Arizona Wildflowers – This club has several activities a month, both summer and winter, including house parties and visits to non-landed clubs.
  • The Badger Naturists – A non-landed, family oriented naturist group based in southern Wisconsin.
  • Bare Buns Bikers – A group of nudist bikers based in Land O’ Lakes, Florida.
  • Bare Buns Family Nudist Club – Family-oriented nudist travel club in the Washington, DC and surrounding area. The site features informative articles, membership information and calendar of events.
  • Bay Area Naturists – An association of people in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas who combine ecology awareness and body acceptance by enjoying outdoor nude recreation.
  • Bexar Recreation Society – Features mission statement and a profile. Located in San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • Black Hills Bares – A non-landed naturist club that meets in the Black Hills, South Dakota.
  • Buckeye Naturists – A non-landed naturist group with monthly swims, gatherings, and events based in the Akron Canton Area of Ohio.
  • The Camping Bares – Californian naturist group involved in camping, hiking, swimming and similar activities. Information, calendar, and links.
  • Canyon State Naturists – A clothing-optional travel/camping organization based in Arizona.
  • Capital Area Family Naturists – A Family-oriented group dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for singles, couples, and families. Located in Merrifield, Virginia, United States.
  • Central Florida Naturists – Non-landed nudist club providing information on the battle to retain a clothing-optional area at Playalinda beach for nude recreation.
  • The Delmarva Suncatchers – Based in Nassau, Delaware this family oriented nudist club visits a nearby landed club or meets at the home of a member.
  • Diablo Sun Devils Nudist Club – Located in the San Francisco Bay Area this female orientated club organizes naturist outings, parties and various other nude events each year.
  • Florida Keys Naturists – This club meets at various locations including beaches and members’ homes. They also have a members’ forum.
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  • Forest City Family Naturist Club – A family-oriented social group for naturists in southwest Ontario.
  • Fraser Valley Naturist Club – Situated in southwest British Columbia this club’s year-round activities include events such as themed nights, Christmas parties, Halloween parties, karaoke nights and boat cruises during the summer.
  • Golden Bares Nudist Club – A group of nudist friends mainly from California, east of San Francisco.
  • Gulf Coast Nudist Yacht Club – Dedicated to the promotion of nude boating on the Texas Gulf Coast.
  • Have Sun Will Travel – During winter this club meets once a month in Columbus, Ohio for indoor swimming. In the summer they have gatherings at various landed clubs throughout Ohio and neighboring Indiana and Pennsylvania.
  • Healthy Hides of Houston – A non-landed social club devoted to non-sexual nude recreation including day and weekend outings to nudist resorts in Texas and monthly house parties.
  • Hidden Springs Nudist Club – Family group with activities for members of all ages. Located in Portland, Oregon.
  • Hill Country Nudists – Based in Austin, Texas club activities include trips to nude resorts, picnics, camp outs, hikes and potluck dinners.
  • The Inner Circle – Christian naturist organization and non-landed club based in Walla Walla, Washington.
  • Las Vegas Bares – A family oriented nudist club that organizes clothing-optional events including day and overnight trips to hot springs or landed nudist resorts, clothing-optional parties hosted at members’ homes and outdoor nude water volleyball.
  • The Long Island Travasuns – Based in Jericho, New York this club holds winter pool parties and summer beach parties.
  • Maine Coast Solar Bares – Clothing-optional club whose members come from all parts of New England.
  • Michigan Naturists – Family oriented non-landed club which meets in the Detroit area.
  • Minnesota Naturists – Club based in Minneapolis, Minnesota which organizes various indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Montana Naturist Organization – Activities throughout the year include winter indoor swims and outdoor hot springs in the spring or fall. In the summer they organize swims along rivers and lakes, travel to landed clubs and camping.
  • Naked Minnesota – Gay and bisexual naturist social group based in Minneapolis.
  • Naked Volleyball – Southern Californian club that plays volleyball and visits clothing-optional beaches and nudist resorts.
  • Naturist New Hampshire – A non-landed naturist group with the casual naturist in mind.
  • Naturist Rochester – In warm weather, this club uses the beaches and campgrounds of Western New York and nearby areas. In cool weather, they schedule a variety of activities including parties at members’ houses and monthly “Swim & Gym” nights.
  • The Nautical Nudists Dive and Boating Club – Based in Land O’Lakes, Florida, this diving club also organizes social events.
  • Newmarket Nature Bares – A family nude swim club located in Ontario.
  • North Carolina Naturists – This clothing-optional social group organizes events such as visits to landed clubs, camping, cookouts, pool parties and many other types of social gatherings held at members’ homes.
  • North Texas Naturists – A travel recreation club based in Arlington, Texas.
  • Northcoast Naturists – A nude recreation club located in northeast Ohio. During summer they organize visits to landed nudist campgrounds, picnics on members’ property and clothing-optional hikes. During winter they hold two swims every month, parties at members’ homes and nude bowling
  • Northeast Florida Naturists – Based in Jacksonville, Florida this travel club meets at members’ homes and organizes visits to landed clubs.
  • Northern California Exposure – A non-landed club that meets at least twice a month for social gatherings at members’ homes. They also arrange day trips or overnight trips to landed clubs, beaches and campsites.
  • Northern Exposure Sun Club – New York club with activities which include skinny dipping, meeting with other non-landed clubs, nude swim nights, nude bowling parties, hikes and camping trips.
  • Okanagan Shuswap Nudist Society – Swimming club based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
  • The Olympian Club, California – A non-landed travel club that holds a number of get-togethers involving parties, special interest group meetings, and other nudist-related activities.
  • Ontario Roaming Bares – A non-landed club for naturists in the Toronto area which holds a variety of indoor and outdoor events.
  • Ottawa Naturists – A family oriented non-landed club situated in eastern Ontario which has bi-weekly swims at indoor pools in the area and organizes group visits to naturist clubs and resorts in eastern Ontario and western Quebec.
  • The Paddling Bares Canoe Club – Naturist club based in Milltown, New Jersey, that specializes in canoeing and skinny dipping.
  • Pilgrim Naturists of New England – Group welcomes families, couples, and singles. Located in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Potomac Rambling Bares – A family-oriented, clothing-optional group of friends that live in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area. Activities include visits to local landed nudist clubs and during the winter they meet at members’ homes.
  • River Dippers – Based in Sacramento, California this naturist club’s activities include pool and garden parties, indoor swims, beach outings, sailing and visits to hot springs. The site also contains information on various clothing-optional river beaches.
  • River Valley Naturist – A nude travel club based in Oklahoma.
  • Road Runner Naturists – A group of nudists based in northern New Mexico with most events held in the Albuquerque area including backyard swimming, hot tub parties and soaking in hot springs. They visit nudist resorts and hold a major event once a year, such as a club holiday.
  • Rocky Mountain Naturists – A non-landed club based in the Denver, Colorado area which offers social and recreational nudity in a fun, non-sexual environment.
  • The Rogue Suncatchers – A family oriented nudist group that meets monthly in Medford, Oregon for social activities and occasionally takes excursions to landed clubs and clothing-optional destinations in the region.
  • Sandy Bares Travel Club – Based in Mississippi this club organizes outings to Ship Island and landed clubs. They also have get-togethers at club members’ homes.

  • Sanibel Naturists – A non-landed club that has use of a privately owned, undeveloped, beachfront property on a barrier island located on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Other activities include a monthly dinner out, house parties and pool parties.
  • Skinnydipper Recreation Club – Club which organizes various social events for naturists including swims, bowling, and cruises in the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley areas of British Columbia, Canada.
  • Sno-Bird Travel Club – A small, family oriented nudist club located in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • South Valley Travel Club – A non-landed family-oriented naturist club based in Bakersfield, California.
  • Southeast Michigan Naturists – Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, this family oriented club holds events throughout the year.
  • Southern California Naturist Association – Activities include meeting in the backyards of members with swimming pools, going sailing off the coast, hiking on secluded mountain trails and visiting local beaches.
  • The Southern Sociable Bares – A group of mixed-gender, non-swinging couples from Pulaski, Tennessee, who enjoy social nudity.
  • Sun Lovers Under Gray Skies – Naturist events club located in the Puget Sound area in the State of Washington. Typical activities include hiking, backpacking, hot springs visits, mountain lake swimming, nude beach outings, volleyball, hot tubs, bicycling, kayaking and houseboat trips.
  • Sun Tree Travel Club – Based in Las Cruces, New Mexico this club meets at members’ homes for potlucks, swimming, games, and hot soaks. They also organize events such as camping, hiking and water skiing.
  • Sunbirds Sun Club – A nudist travel club in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. A large and active club of more than 60 nudist couples who host theme and pool parties and group visits to local and regional nudist resorts.
  • Sunchasers Travel Club – Based in Ludlow, Massachusetts this club arranges various nude social events including bowling and beach trips.
  • The Suncoast Naturists – Naturist activities in the Florida, Gulf Coast and Suncoast area including pool parties at members’ homes, boating trips to local barrier islands, weekend trips to nudist resorts, croquet parties and monthly dinners held at area-wide restaurants.
  • Sunsations – A nudist travel club located in Fort Myers, Southwest Florida who host nude beach parties, nudist house parties and clothed dinners out.
  • Tallahassee Naturally – This club in Florida leases a private lake every weekend. Other activities include monthly picnics, full-moon skinny-dips, sinkhole tours, and an annual College Athletic Meet.
  • Texas Naturist Group – A non-landed club with a free forum for Texas nudists promoting the naturist lifestyle. Requires registration.
  • Travelites – Based in Columbia, South Carolina this non-landed club organizes get-togethers at members’ homes, outings to area lakes and rivers for boating and swimming, as well as visits to landed nudist clubs in the area.
  • Tri State Sun Club – Contains articles on etiquette and a membership application. Located in Broadway, New Jersey.
  • Triangle Area Naturists – North Carolina social club that organizes clothing-optional recreation including Thanksgiving and Christmas parties, boat trips, games nights, pool parties and trips to local clothing-optional resorts.
  • Utah Naturists – Utah based naturist organization. Affiliated with both naturists and nudist national organizations.
  • West Penn Naturist – A winter nude swim club in Pittsburgh, PA. In the summer they organize weekend camping trips to landed nudist clubs.
  • Armonds Beach – This legal nudist beach is located near Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Banana Beach – A naturist beach in Skiathos, Greece. Information, news, stories, and pictures.
  • Black’s Beach Bares – Clothing-optional beach in San Diego, California.
  • The Dunes Naturist Beach – Located on the Baltic Sea about 20 miles from St Petersburg, Russia. In English and Russian.
  • Eastney Naturist Beach Liaison Group – Beach near Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, and the campaign to maintain its naturist status.
  • Friends of Gunnison – Clothing-optional beach at Sandy Hook, New Jersey and the non-landed club which meets on the beach.
  • Friends of Little Beach – Little Beach, Maui, Hawaii by a group that acts as overseer to this beach and promotes the preservation of its clothing-optional use.
  • Friends Of Mazo Beach – A politically active group of naturists who use this clothing-optional beach on the Wisconsin River, USA.
  • Friends of San Onofre Beach – News and information about this clothing-optional beach located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, California.
  • Friends of the Ledges – History and factual resource information pertaining to the clothing-optional use of the Ledges, a section of Harriman Reservoir near Wilmington, Vermont, USA.
  • Gulf Coast Naturist – Social nudity on Johnson’s Beach in Pensacola, Florida, and Ship Island located near Gulfport, Mississippi.
  • Hanlan’s Point Beach – Clothing-optional beach at Toronto Islands, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Herring Cove Beach – Located in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Directions, information, and background with a map and some pictures.
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  • Hippie Hollow Park – Clothing-optional park located in Lake Travis, Austin, Texas.
  • Manito ba’s Naturist Beaches – Patricia and Beaconia beaches on Canada’s Lake Winnipeg.
  • National Capital Sun Club – Focusing on the traditional clothing-optional beach at Assateague, Maryland, USA, and the non-landed club that represents the interests of naturists.
  • Orient Beach Online – Located on the island of St. Martin in the Caribbean.
  • South Florida Free Beaches – Haulover naturist family beach in Miami and the organization that has fought to keep this beach clothing-optional.
  • Vermont Ledges Info Board – Forum, beach etiquette and a video of this clothing-optional section of Harriman Reservoir near Wilmington, Vermont, USA.
  • Wreck Beach – 4.8 miles long, wild beach in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Zoar Valley Naturist Area – A State-owned area located in Cattaraugus County, New York, which is used for naturist sunbathing and skinny-dipping.


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