West Virginia Nude Beaches and Resorts: The best options

West Virginia Nude Beaches and Resorts:  The best options

There are great nudist spots all across the country. My wife and I love traveling and visiting these great places and meeting nudists everywhere. Sometimes, even local nudists don’t know what is available near them. This leads to the question, “Are there any West Virginia nude beaches or nude resorts?”

There are not a lot of nudist spots for West Virginia nudists but they still have options. While there are no public West Virginia nude beaches there is a highly-rated West Virginia nudist resort. This option gives nudists plenty of chances to soak up the sun, relax, and socialize in the buff.

So let’s take a look at what this state has to offer the West Virginia nudist. We will look at West Virginia nude beach options, and West Virginia nudist resort options. We will also look at some travel options and some wilder West Virginia alternative lifestyle options.

West Virginia Nude Beaches

West Virginia Nude Beaches

There are no official public West Virginia nude beaches. Since West Virginia is a fairly rural state, many might be tempted to find a secluded spot and just spend some time in the buff. While you may get away with this, I would never recommend it since there are other alternatives to West Virginia nude beaches.

According to the website findlaw.com, West Virginia defines indecent exposure as “an intentional exposure of private parts under circumstances that are likely to cause affront or alarm. The penalties for indecent exposure are higher if the exposure was done for the purpose of sexual gratification.”

Minimum penalties for indecent exposure are up to 90 days in jail, a $250 fine, and an indecent exposure record. I would really prefer not to risk it and go to a spot where it was legal to go nude.

According to West Virginia Public Broadcasting, “West Virginia state law does not specifically prohibit women going topless.” So women can at least free their nipples if they want to. However, this can be rather uncomfortable if you are the only one doing it.

I would think that West Virginia nudists would be much more comfortable going to a place where nudity is both legal and accepted. I recommend checking out the West Virginia Nudist Resorts section. West Virginia has a wonderful nudist resort where you can sun yourself in the buff and meet fellow nudists.

If your heart is set on hitting a public nude beach, the closest one is Gunnison Beach in New Jersey. Your best spot to find an ideal nude beach is to hit the fantastic Nude Beaches in Florida.

West Virginia Nudist Resorts

West Virginia Nudist Resorts

West Virginia nudists do have a great option when it comes to West Virginia nudist resorts. Check out the Avalon Resort below for details about this awesome nude spot.

We just love nude resorts. There is nothing more relaxing than hanging out with fellow nudists either poolside or in the hot tub. You will never find a group of people that are more inviting and fun to hang out with. Nudist resorts tend to be very accepting of all body types and everyone in general.

If you want to travel a little there are some other nudist resorts in neighboring states. Check out our articles on Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

Avalon Resort

The Avalon Resort image from https://www.avalon-resort.com/

223 Avalon Ln,
Paw Paw, WV 25434
(304) 947-5600

The Avalon Resort is a family-friendly West Virginia nudist resort that is located in the northeast panhandle area of the state. This resort is open to couples, singles, and families with no membership required.

This year-round West Virginia nudist resort is just a fantastic spot to visit. It is a real gem and a must-visit if you are in the area. You will find that most people are nude while at this resort (nude outside weather permitting) but nudity is only required at the pools, hot tubs, and sauna.

We have had so much fun at resorts like this one. Nothing is better than relaxing in the hot tub or the pool on a hot summer day while chatting with new friends.

This 140-acre resort has a ton of amenities including walking trails, an outdoor seasonal pool, a catch & release fishing pond, Petanque Courts, an events center, a bar, Tennis Courts, Pickleball Courts, Water Volleyball, sand volley, a Snack Bar, Indoor Hot Tub, Two Outdoor Hot Tubs, dry sauna, Exercise Room, an indoor pool, and beach volleyball.

Visitor reviews of the Avalon resort give this place high marks for the friendliness of the staff and other visitors. Some say that this West Virginia nude resort is clean but a little dated in some spots. I was impressed by the overall positive sentiment about this resort.

You will need to pay a day fee in order to go to the Avalon resort. Day fee rates are $30 for singles and $50 for couples. There are discounts for AANR members and weekly rates. There is also a discounted 1st-time visit rate that is $20 for couples and $10 for singles.

This West Virginia nude resort also has overnight accommodations available. There are cabin rentals starting at $115 per night, a bunkhouse starting at $35 per night per person, tenting starting at $20 per night, and RV sites starting at $35 per night. Overnight fees do not include your day fees.

The Other Type of Nudists: Swingers Clubs and Resorts in West Virginia

Swinger resorts

When someone is looking for West Virginia nudist resorts, it is important to take into account what you are looking for. A traditional naturist nudist resort is a completely different experience from a swinger clothing-optional resort. Going to the wrong type may lead to some unexpected surprises for you.

This article is geared towards West Virginia nudist resorts but if you are more interested in the swinger experience you can check out West Virginia Swinger Clubs and Swinger Resorts.

In a nutshell, naturists nudists look at nudity as a natural state of being that is not tied to sex. Therefore these places can be family-orientated and sexual activity is not encouraged or allowed. Swingers look at nudity as being totally about sexuality. Sexual activity is allowed and encouraged.

You can read Naturist or Swinger Nude Resorts and Beaches for details on the difference.

You will find that nude beaches and nudist resorts tend to be geared towards naturists. Swinger resorts are definitely for the swingers.


A regular boring middle-aged married man that discovered the fun of the nudist lifestyle a few years ago. Ever since then he has traveled the country checking out nudits spots.

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