What better way to enjoy nature than au-naturel? Sure, it may seem weird to some, but more and more people are opening up to the idea of getting outside in their birthday suits. So here you go.
Austin has many magical places to visit, but very few have water as clear as this section of shoreline on Lake Travis. You could be mad that the shore has stolen all of the crystal clear water for itself, but it's hard to stay that way after you've made the visit. Hippie Hollow is the only clothing optional park in Texas, and it's absolutely gorgeous.
Austin is a laid-back, welcoming city, open to all sorts of people and the various sex stuff they may or may not be into. As a corollary, there are some pretty interesting places to let loose. Here are 10 spots to let your inner-freak flag fly.
The park on the shore of Lake Travis, just outside Austin, is well-known as a place where you can go to get some sun — without the tan lines. It's thought to be Texas' only clothing-optional public park. Listen Listening
Those more averse to swimwear have been frequenting Hippie Hollow Park off Comanche Trail for at least fifty years. And the roughly one-third mile stretch of shoreline has had its share of publicity — good and bad — throughout that time. Basking in the sun on the shores of Lake Travis is a time-honored summer tradition.
For starters I am not a nudist but was interested in the idea of being completely free in nature. My husband and I visited even after the reviews about "creeps". We were not once in an uncomfortable situation.
A couple were arrested after an officer noticed them engaged in a sexual act Wednesday at Hippie Hollow, a nude park in Austin. He said Ansari helped Hill masturbate with her right hand before officers walked up about a minute later, the station reports. The Travis County Parks site tells potential visitors to "remember that nudity is acceptable, lewd behavior is not.
Partygoers hoping to catch a glimpse of nude sunbathers rushed to one side of a barge, prompting the boat to capsize and dump all 60 people into a Texan lake. Two people were admitted to hospital with minor injuries after the rented double-decker barge sank near Hippie Hollow, on Lake Travis, the only public nude beach in Texas. The accident occurred during Splash Day, a semi-annual event hosted at the clothing-optional area by the Austin Tavern Guild, a gay and lesbian association.
If you like seeing naked guys hanging out on cliffs together, then go here in the summer and you'll get your fill. If you go in the winter, you might get to enjoy the park without some guy having too much fun with himself while he walks past you on the trail. I'm just sayin'.