Naturist Travel, Clubs, and Resorts in the Southwest

Going Nude in the Southwest

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Arizona Wildflowers is one of the largest travel clubs (aka non-landed) in AANR, with over 200 adult members. They began in 1980 as a small group of friends, but are now a proprietary club. If you feel that your concepts of social nudism are in agreement with theirs, they welcome you to join the group for a pool party or a campout, a potluck, or a special event. Their contact person has a Phoenix address.

Shangrila Ranch: Clothing optional resort. They are a family-friendly facility located north of Phoenix that welcomes everyone interested in naturism. Full memberships with the resort are available. Visitors are allowed to ease into nudism. Shangri La Ranch emphasizes the freedom of choice. You select the activity that suits you from quiet relaxation in the spa, sauna or on the pool deck, to swimming, volleyball, water volleyball, tennis, shuffleboard, basketball, horseshoes or hiking trails. A clubhouse, children's playground, and laundry are available. The pool is maintained at a comfortable temperature year round. RV, camping and rental units available.

Canyon State Naturists: A family-friendly, clothing optional, non-landed club with over 150 members across the USA mostly in Arizona. The organization models itself under the Body Beautiful, Body Acceptance and Nude Recreation theories. They enjoy time with friends and family in a natural setting and the group includes lots of campers and hikers.

Mira Vista Resort, Marana, Arizona: Mira Vista Resort in Tucson is a clothing-optional hotel and recreation club located on a 30-acre property with a colorful history dating back to the 1800s. Features include 4 pools and spas, a full-service restaurant and bar, fitness center, tennis and massage services. The grounds are secluded and surrounded by beautiful hills and mountain views, yet just 3 miles from I-10. Day visitors are welcome.

El Dorado Hot Springs: Forty miles west of Phoenix, Arizona or seventy-five miles east of Quartzsite, leave I-10 at Tonopah--Exit 94. El Dorado is a rustic western mineral water spa located over an enormous natural subterranean hot spring.


Front Range Naturists Club - Serving the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies from North of Cheyenne to South of Las Vegas, New Mexico. The Front Range Naturists is a Non-Landed (travel) Club. Their website is designed to educate the general public about social nudity. It also serves as the home page and information center for the Front Range Naturists club. If social nudity in a non-sexual environment is your interest, and you live in the Eastern Rocky Mountains area, this is the place to be.

Rocky Mountain Naturists: The RMN is based in the Metro-Denver area and serves members throughout the state of Colorado, and beyond. If social and recreational nudity in a fun, non-sexual environment is your interest, you have found the right club.

Rocky Mountain Naturist Women's Page - Get a woman's perspective on nudism. Links to pages by women, addressing women's issues and social nudity can be found on this site.


Las Vegas Bares: Family-Oriented, a non-landed nudist club offering clothing optional events in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Southwest.

Tahoe Area Naturists: A loosely organized group of dedicated nude sunbathers who frequent a particularly secluded beach on the east shore of Lake Tahoe.

New Mexico

Roadrunner Naturists: Roadrunner Naturists is an active group of nudists based in northern New Mexico, with most events held in the Albuquerque area.

Albuquerque Nudist Bed and Breakfast Inns: There are two nudist bed and breakfasts in the Albuquerque area to welcome either traveling nudists or local residents looking for a quick get-away.


Net Nude Texas: Hot springs, nude beaches, naturist resorts and more for the state of Texas.

Texas Nude Recreation: Site where visitors to Texas can get and share information about nudist and clothing-optional recreational destinations in Texas. They provide a forum, site listings, links, news and even a blog section to help make it easy for users to find and share this information.


Utah Naturists: A non-landed nudist/naturist club serving Salt Lake City and the state of Utah.

LDS Skinny-Dipper Connection: The LDS Skinny-Dipper Connection is a "fellowshipping resource" and a "connecting point" for faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the world who has a wholesome interest in social nudity under appropriate circumstances.

Regional Naturist Resources

American Association for Nude Recreation, Western states: The American Association for Nude Recreation, Western Region, serves the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Participating Resorts and Clubs are listed by state. Contact them directly for information, or follow links to those which have their own websites.

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