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“Okay we went....” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hippie Hollow

Hippie Hollow
Comanche Drive, Lago Vista, TX 78732
512-473-9437
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Activities: Swimming
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Owner description: A county swimming area where swimsuits are optional.
San Antonio, Texas
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
“Okay we went....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Beach that clothing is optional.....so know you will see people swimming in the nude. Beach is very rocky and to get there you will need to hike down some very rocky uneven terrain. Limited shady areas. Cost to get in the park is 15.00... and that is all I have to say about that.

Visited August 2014
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Lakeway, Texas, United States
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“CRASS”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As a local resident I have been there a number times over the years mostly by boat. If you plan to walk in you need to be a GOAT. Planned to be DISGUSTED, the people that you want to see nude keep their clothes ON and the DIRTY OLD MEN in black socks sans clothes will damage your eyes. In addition there is alot of pervert trolling and guys lurking above in the woods trying to catch a glimpse of the naked folks. The restrooms are atrocious. If you want to be GROSSED OUT, this is your place.

Visited September 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“Hippie Hollow - Only Park in Texas With Legal Nudity”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

McGregor Park (more commonly known as Hippie Hollow) is on the rocky shore of Lake Travis, near Austin, Texas. This is part of the Travis County park system and does allow full nudity within its bounds. Unlike a number of years ago, the park is now restricted to 18 year olds and older. The park is along the edge of the lake and is characterized by large limestone rocks ringing the steep shoreline. Hippie Hollow attracts couples who like to enjoy the water and sun in the altogether as well as a large gay contingent who generally congregate at the far end of the park. Unfortunately, the drought in recent years has dropped the level of the lake so that getting to the water's edge requires a perilous climb. Nudity is not universally practiced by all who visit the park. At my recent visit, the clothed and unclothed were about equal in number. While in the past lewd behavior among the trees was commonplace, such behavior will now get one a ticket to the Travis County jail as the area is heavily monitored by the park police. Hippie Hollow can be a enlightening and interesting experience. For those broad minded souls who like things a bit different, a visit to Hippie Hollow should be on their travel agenda.

Visited June 2014
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Spring Lake, North Carolina, United States
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“Fun little nook on Lake Travis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We visited this local attraction on a Sunday afternoon and were pleasantly surprised. It is Texas' only clothes optional park, which drew us here for the promise of no tan lines.
The cost of visiting is $15 per car, one parks and walks less than 250 meters to a slope of rocks that leads down to Lake Travis. The portion of the lake that allows nude swimming is portioned off by buoys.
The area near the water is the more social part, but one can really sit anywhere and be left alone. It is really about how open a person is to taking his or her clothes off. In fact, one can keep a swimsuit on.

Visited June 2014
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Fernandina Beach FL
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“A great spot in an urban area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Visited mid-week and enjoyed the visit. $15 admission/car admission a bit steep but guess that helps keep away some of the just curious or gawkers. Nice weather and although the sun darted in and out of the clouds looked to be about 30 - 40 people there including about 6 couples. Some were up in the tree line for some shade, others laying out on the rocks and others down by the water which is still about 50' below full level so have good walking shoes (not flip flops as you can easily slip on the loose rocks). Spoke with the ranger that was walking the trail and he was very pleasant. Said they are there to ensure folks have a safe visit and it is rare for them to issue any citations for lewd behavior; although they will not hesitate to do so if someone is not acting appropriately.

Visited June 2014
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