Hipcamp host Lupin L.
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*Hot tub and sauna temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Pool is OPEN!*

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and pitch your tent in the Santa Cruz Mountains... in the woods or on the grass! Lupin Lodge is a clothing-optional resort that has been around since 1935. We are a family-friendly resort, and we work hard to keep our space tha


*Hot tub and sauna temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Pool is OPEN!*

Get away from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley and pitch your tent in the Santa Cruz Mountains... in the woods or on the grass! Lupin Lodge is a clothing-optional resort that has been around since 1935. We are a family-friendly resort, and we work hard to keep our space that way.

Camping spots are close to bathrooms (flushable), showers and restaurant! We are surrounded by wildlife, with deer on the lawn, wild turkeys wandering around, and small lizards rustling through the leaves. Some sites are more secluded than others, but secluded sites do require hiking a short distance uphill.

**Please take note that this is a clothing optional space with the pool area being NUDE only.** Everywhere else is clothing-optional, and we encourage folks to dress/undress to their level of comfort.

All guests must check in and register at the office, which is open Sunday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday-Saturday 9am-7pm.


Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers
30 sites
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Fire ban in effect
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 30ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Lupin a message!
  • Check in: After 9AM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 90%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Nude-only hot tub, pool, and sauna

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Clothing Optional Forest Camping! in California.

River, stream, or...

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Places to see near Lupin Lodge’s Land

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Hipcamper Steven
Steven C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 29th, 2017

Lupin Lodge is a unique place located by Los Gatos, CA. It's a clothing optional campsite so it may not be for everyone. Its a quiet getaway from the city and you have access to a bunch of hiking trails in the area. There's wifi throughout the place and has all the amenities you'll need. There's even a heated pool which is the only area which requires nudity. Whether staying in a tent or booking one of the yurts, it's a great place to relax and meet kind, interesting people.

Tent option when you book through Hipcamptent people yurtNext to the yurts are wooden platforms you can set your tent up. Owner is a sculptor and has several art pieces throughout the campsite
Hipcamper Brittany
Brittany H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 28th, 2018

I went away this weekend to recharge and decompress.. I had never been here before or heard anything about it. This place exceeded any expectations I had for the weekend. I wanted to get away and try solo camping and what I found was a safe place to do that with the most kind people. The staff was incredibly helpful with any questions and the other guests were so warm and welcoming. I ended up meeting some lovely people and spending some time by the pool but also had the time and option to go hiking and be on my own. The hikes lead to some great look outs and a field and hammocks to rest at. Camping solo could have gone in many different ways but I’m so glad that this was my first experience. I couldn’t have asked for a safer or kinder environment. I look forward to coming back and sharing this with friends!

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Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 27th, 2017

Two of us camped here on Thanksgiving weekend for one night. It's basically a glamping experience since there's a community kitchen, showers, pool, and restaurant. We set up our tent furthest back in the camping area, which was very secluded and cozy. The area is fun for hiking, and not very crowded at this time of year. Highly recommend for a quick getaway!

Note, it is a clothing optional community, but it was too cold and not many people, so we didn't experience that part.

Hipcamper Marina
Marina J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 19th, 2018

This is a great place if you want resort like feel after some hiking hours. Very friendly staff and people. I got myself in a jam, by getting my car stuck on a tree while backing up. The staff came to my rescue. Can't thank them enough and were super friendly and nice. Hours by the pool and hottub was completely relaxing. The pool area is nudist required but the rest of the camp is not required. Very liberating and again relaxing.

Hipcamper Celia
Celia K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 9th, 2018

There are actually more sites to choose from than I expected. The naturalist feel was a lot less intimidating than I expected. Everyone is super nice and down to earth. I found a hike to camp that was very secluded and it was a last minute booking on a Saturday in August! There is no other place that would even be possible. I will definitely be back!

Hipcamper Jonathan
Jonathan D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 10th, 2018

I had a great time here and am looking forward to coming back again! The people here are really friendly, and the atmosphere relaxing.
Note that this is a nudist colony. Some people live here full time, others visit regularly and it's a mix of housing and camping spots in the woods.

Hipcamper Carol
Carol P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 25th, 2018

I had a wonderful time at Lupin's Lodge. I felt extremely safe and the land was beautiful. We slept great at our camping spot and felt at ease throughout the day.

Hipcamper Chris
Chris R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 2nd, 2018

Enjoyed our stay!!

Hipcamper Dustin
Dustin L.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 30th, 2018

Quiet and secluded place to camp. The yurts are quite comfy too!

Lupin Lodge’s Land
United States
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