About 85, people visit Hippie Hollow every year. The park on the shore of Lake Travis, just outside Austin, is well-known as a place where you can go to get some sun — without the tan lines. But how did it get that way? Like on most weekends, dozens of people were lounging in the sun, swimming in the lake and drinking beer discreetly. There are many younger people in other parts of the park.
Hippie Hollow(Austin, TX ) - Photos, Reviews and Visitors
Made Possible by Curated by What better way to enjoy nature than au-naturel? Sure, it may seem weird to some, but more and more people are opening up to the idea of getting outside in their birthday suits. So here you go. Travis County does prohibit anyone under 18 from entering, and rangers and frequent patrons help maintain a safe, friendly environment for everyone. Gary K Because of the ongoing Texas drought, Lake Travis water levels are at historic lows, and the hike down to the water line is long and steep, over rock ledges.
It's a narrow strip of land on the north shore of Lake Travis, 12 miles west of Austin in the Texas Hill Country, which has attracted naked swimmers and sunbathers since the s. Most of the area is a steep hillside which drops abruptly to the rocky shoreline. The rugged tree-covered terrain makes the park seem much larger than its actual size. I paid the entrance fee and drove to the east end of the parking lot, far away from the attendant's booth.