Plan a Visit

Plan a Visit 2019-01-14T12:40:18+00:00

What to Expect

  • Non-member visitors and guests must arrive, check in, and register at the Gate House/Welcome Center after 9:00 a.m. and before 9:00 p.m. (No check ins between 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.)
  • 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.

 

  • 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!

 

Rent a Cabin

Cabin reservations will be accepted
starting April 1.

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, 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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