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Accidentally stumbled on this clothing optional beach on Lake Travis. It’s 18 yrs and older. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hippie Hollow has been talked about for more than fifty years, yet a great many people have failed... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Austin, Texas
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“lake travis”(9 reviews)
A county swimming area where swimsuits are optional.
Comanche Drive, Lago Vista, TX 78732
+1 512-473-9437
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Accidentally stumbled on this clothing optional beach on Lake Travis. It’s 18 yrs and older. They ID. We didn’t go nude,but still felt welcome. Most people are cool, but there are some creepy guys there. Beware of the hike to the beach. You need tennis...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had a good time here at Hippie Hollow this past weekend. Our only regret is that we used spray on sunscreen, and apparently didn't cover ourselves well enough as we got sunburned, but hey, we'll know better the next time. Getting down to the water...More

Thank gapoi99
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

In a random decision, a small group of friends and I decided to cool off. Because it was spontaneous, we didn't have everything too thought out so Hippie Hollow worked out pretty good. The water was perfect, people were clothed and nude... Good balance of...More

2  Thank Nic T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Loved going to the Hollow all around. The ranger who took our $15 entrance fee was very informative and courteous about the clothing optional rules and included other helpful ideas to utilize the park. Beautiful hot day, the lake was low but still clear and...More

Thank MyHobbyIsTravel
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful nude “beach”. It was a great experience and I was comfortable being in the buff after I realized there wasn’t any creepers out. I think that would honestly vary by the day. It’s different compared to the other parks along lake Travis. When we...More

3  Thank B E
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Hippie Hollow has been talked about for more than fifty years, yet a great many people have failed to investigate its delights. This may be because it is essentially the ONLY NUDIST Beach in Texas. Yes, here beneath the glare of the Texas sun, you...More

4  Thank scottann2016
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I never miss a chance to visit the hippie hollow. The place is beautiful and no worries if you forgot your bathing suit, you don't need one here. Yes it's clothing optional! Nothing like a nice swim naked!

4  Thank danlaser90
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It seems most parks along the lake are fee per use, $10-15. I didn't see that mentioned in reviews. The road along the lake doesn't have much view. The only place where you can lake view is vacation rental, B&B, or Oasis restaurant. Kind of...More

7  Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Awesome location! I recommend everyone try it out at least once. It's really a beautiful spot, beautiful lake, and sooo nice for a swim on a hot day. We went on a Saturday and it was a little crowded but we were still able to...More

2  Thank Samantha_Krysten
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went on a Monday morning. It was very peaceful and quiet. Unfortunately, we got rained out but we enjoyed the hour or so we had. The water was clear and warm enough for swimming. The only trouble was finding a spot without some single...More

5  Thank myjudge2
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Ashley W
20 July 2015|
Response from AustinBro |
You will have to Uber. no bus goes that far up. you can take a bus all the way to 620 & 183 intersection. but afterwards you will have to use a TNC.