FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- Nudist, or clothing optional? Forty Acre Club is a nudist or naturist resort adhering to the traditional principles of nudism or naturism, which advocate nudity as a communal norm. See “Standards of Behavior” for details.
- Why nudity? Reasons range from the philosophical to the simple pleasure of swimming and sunning without the encumbrance of useless clothing. For more, see naturism page.
- Is my interest unusual? No. A 2015 Roper poll revealed that 35% of U.S. adults have engaged in skinny-dipping or nude sunbathing, while 65% do not object to nude recreation at accepted locations. See complete 2015 poll including comparisons with earlier polls in 1983, 2000 and 2006.
- Do I have to strip as soon as I arrive? We are a nudist resort & community: Nudity is encouraged throughout Forty Acre Club grounds, weather permitting.
- What happens when I show up at your gate? A government-issued photo ID is required, like a state driver’s license or equivalent. You’ll be given a free guided tour. If we’re sympatico, you may stay upon payment of our daily resort fees.
- Do I have to be a card-carrying nudist? Not for your first visit. However, membership in AANR is required for a regular club membership.
- Is it safe? Forty Acre Club is a gated facility. We are a family-friendly community. Visitors exhibiting inappropriate behavior will be asked to leave.
- Can I bring my pet? Pets on leash welcome. Pets are not allowed in common buildings or pool area. You must clean up after your pet.