What to Expect

  • WTL OPERATES WITH A VOLUNTEER WORKFORCE
    Gate Hours:
    Monday –Thursday 9AM – 6PM
    Friday –Sunday 9AM – 9PM
    Admittance Only During Gate Hours (Superbowl Week Excluded)
  • All applicable fees are due at check in.
  • Positive identification of every non-member adult is required at check in.
  • Preferred ID is a Driver’s License and can include an AANR member ID card.
  • First time visitors are given a tour of the grounds.
  • People frendly pets are welcome in restriced areas only. (Except during Superbowl!) [See Pet Policy Below]

 

  • White Thorn Lodge is a family nudist facility, not a clothing optional resort.
  • Do not wear clothing in the pool area, hot tub or sauna.
  • Innapropriate behavior will not be tolerated and may result in expulsion from the grounds, without refund of fees.
  • The following are prohibited:
    • Intimate contact, suggestive or overt sexual behavior.
    • Intoxication or use of illegal substances.
    • Causing or attempting to cause injury or damage to another or to property.
    • Criminal conduct.
    • Discharging of firearms; fireworks other than those sponsored by the Board at special events.
  • Visitors and guests are personally liable for any injury, accident or loss.
  • No photography of any kind is permitted (except by the official camp photographer which will be announced).
  • Glass bottle and containers pose a serious safety problem and may not be used in any of the common areas.
  • Speed limit for everyone is 10 mph.
  • Smoking is not permitted inside any club common buildings. Please use ashtrays and butt cans.
  • White Thorn Lodge does not sell or serve alcoholic beverages: members and guests may provide their own.
  • Children are always welcome at WTL. Children under legal age are the responsibility of their parent or gaurdian and must be under their direct supervision at all times.
  • Babies must wear plastic pants or pool pants in the swimming pool; disposable diapers are not permitted.
  • The pool table in the club house may be used by anyone. Adult supervision required for those under 18.
  • Please take a soap shower before you use the pool and hot tub.
  • Children under 5 are not allowed in the hot tub. Children 5-15 are allowed only with parents. Twenty minutes is the recommended time limit. Maximum number of persons is eight. Food and glass containers are prohibited.
  • WTL is a member owned private club. To control golf cart traffic, golf cart use is limited to members only. Exceptions for handicapped guests can be arranged in advance. Please contact us for details.
  • Body piercings and jewelry are permitted but if worn must be of a plain nature or design. No chains, decorative hanging items or other attention drawing items permitted. Person in violation of these restrictions can and will be asked to remove such item at the discretion of White Thorn Lodge. If not compliant, guest can and will be asked to leave White Thorn Lodge

 

  • Conduct appropriate for a family setting is expected and required at all times.
  • Carry a towel to sit upon when you’re nude; don’t sit on the bare seats of picnic tables, lounge chairs, etc.
  • Honor the privacy of other nudists; don’t ask anyone about their occupation, name, address or phone number.
  • Use first names only.

 

  • All pets must be registered at the gate upon check-in.
  • Proof of immunizations must be furnished.
  • Guests camping with pets are required to camp in the designated area in the flats.
  • Except when walking the pet, the pet is to be confined to your campsite.
  • When not on your campsite, pets must be leashed.
  • Pets are not permitted in any buildings, including the rental units, in the common areas, or the loop.
  • Pets are not permitted on member lots without permission of the lot holder.
  • You may walk your pet(s) on the roads and trails.
  • Always clean up after your pet(s).
  • Please be considerate of fellow campers; barking and/or disruptive pets will not be tolerated.
  • Failure to comply to these stipulations may result in being asked to leave WTL without a refund.
  • Absolutely no pets will be permitted during Volleyball Superbowl.

 

What to Bring

  • Sunscreen!
  • You are welcome to bring your own coolers, food, beverages etc.
  • Bug Spray
  • Pool Toys
  • Cool Weather Clothing

What to Leave at Home

  • Swimsuits!

 

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Directions

  • Take Parkway West I-376 (formerly US 22/30 and PA-60 North).
  • Go past Greater Pittsburgh International Airport to Exit 31, Chippewa, PA-51 North.
  • Continue on PA-51 North for 1 mile.
  • Turn left onto PA-251 West.
  • When you’re 2 miles past PA-168, turn left onto State Line Road.
  • Continue for 1.5 miles.
  • Watch for the garden on the right and the yellow gate posts and gravel driveway on the left.

 

  • Take I-79 North to Parkway West/Airport/I-376, Exit 59B.
  • Follow directions From Pittsburgh above.

 

  • Follow I-79 South to New Castle, Exit 99, PA-422 West.
  • Follow PA-422 West to I-376 East (a toll road).
  • Take I-376 East to Exit 31, Chippewa, PA-51 North.
  • Continue on PA-51 North for 1 mile.
  • Turn left onto PA-251 West.
  • When you’re 2 miles past PA-168, turn left onto State Line Road.
  • Continue for 1.5 miles.
  • Watch for the garden on the right and the yellow gate posts and gravel driveway on the left.

 

  • Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 10, New Castle, I-376 East (a toll road).
  • Take I-376 East to Exit 31, Chippewa, PA-51 North.
  • Continue on PA-51 North for 1 mile.
  • Turn left onto PA-251 West.
  • When you’re 2 miles past PA-168, turn left onto State Line Road.
  • Continue for 1.5 miles.
  • Watch for the garden on the right and the yellow gate posts and gravel driveway on the left.

 

  • Take the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 232, OH-7 South.
  • Follow OH-7 South to Rogers, OH.
  • Turn East onto OH-154; beyond Negley and as it enters PA, OH-154 becomes PA-251.
  • From the Ohio/Pennsylvania border, follow PA-251 to State Line Road (approximately 1 mile).
  • Turn right onto State Line Road.
  • Continue for 1.5 miles.
  • Watch for the garden on the right and the yellow gate posts and gravel driveway on the left.

 

The creek bridge immediately after turning onto State Line Road has a sharp right angle turn. If you have a large trailer or RV (25ft or larger), we suggest you take the back route.

  • From PA-251, turn South onto PA-168.
  • Follow PA-168 approximately 2.5 miles to Lisbon Road.
  • Turn right, and follow Lisbon/State Line Road for 3.5 miles.
  • Watch for the garden on the left and yellow gate posts and gravel driveway on the right.

 

 

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