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Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park

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20237 Kennedy Rd Sharon, East Gwillimbury, Ontario L0G 1V0 Canada
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Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park is a year-round naturist park near Toronto in Canada where the entire family can experience traditional naturist values in a modern setting. We are nestled among the natural wilderness of the Ontario Greenbelt and Oak Ridges Moraine. Our varied landscape includes open spaces, forests, ponds, streams and a small lake. We also have many recreational facilities. Our clubhouse provides year-round amenities including saunas and a whirlpool. Bare Oaks offers day-use memberships and seasonal campsites but also welcomes visitors and travellers.Some might use the terms nudist and nudism to describe us and what we do. But we prefer naturist and naturism because our creed is so much more than just taking your clothes off. It is a life philosophy with physical, psychological, environmental, social and moral benefits. We go beyond a mere recreational pursuit and promote ethical naturism. We endeavour to live a naturist life and nudity is key to body acceptance and an integral part of our naturist philosophy. As such, we are not clothing-optional. Clothing is worn only for protection. We give visitors a chance to adjust but everyone is expected make a decision as to whether they want to be naturists or not.Located between Toronto and the gateway to Ontario's cottage country, it is the perfect location to stay while visiting Toronto. A short drive south on Highway #404 gets you into Toronto in about 30 minutes.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Mini golf
Kids stay free
Electric vehicle charging station
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Yoga classes
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Billiards
Darts
Fishing
Patio
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Spa
Full body massage
Massage
BBQ facilities
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
First aid kit
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Non-smoking rooms
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Steve wrote a review Sep. 2021
Welland, Canada20 contributions4 helpful votes
Bare Oakes is a beautiful place very inviting and everyone treats you special I wish I had more time Next year I intend to go more often hopefully every long weekend at least The people were very inviting and the room was nice very comfortable Bed and clean Food was good too
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Tracy B wrote a review Jan. 2021
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I was a nudist newbie in 2019 when I discovered Bare Oaks (BO) in the Camping Ontario magazine. We camped a few times and fell In love with the park and Sutton area. In 2020, I bought a membership and I spent every day off and all my vacation time at Bare Oaks. I found peace and solace in the park. Naked running, biking, walking and exercising in nature is a phenomenal experience. The best part is the human experience. I found myself connecting with people on a honest level and real conversations at the social breakfasts, campfires, volleyball games, swimming, dog walks, potlucks etc. This is not just a naturalists park. It invites an individual to an experience like no other. It's about body positivity and feeling good in your own skin. The staff is welcoming, social and hard working. The park managers are competent, always visible and available to handle any situations or medical emergencies. This is not a clothing optional resort. The owners also resides here and they will tell you "clothing is contagious" so be prepared to bare all. (Clothing can be worn for protection and warmth). There are several different accommodations to suit everyone. It's here and yours to discover an experience of a lifetime.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Stephane Deschenes, Owner at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park
Responded May 28, 2021
Thank you for describing your experience in such a personal way. While we pride ourselves on maintaining top notch facilities, our goal is to provide a truly positive and transformative experience. You've described that well! We also very much appreciate the top rating!!
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Tina K wrote a review Aug. 2020
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We spent 3 days renting the cosy cabin , The cabin was aptly named , small but clean and well laid out with a BBq for privet use. The park itself was really clean and the staff and long term guests were welcoming and friendly. This was the perfect place to introduce by adult daughter to my naturist side. We had an amazing time and will be booking another trip !
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Stephane Deschenes, Owner at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park
Responded May 28, 2021
So glad you enjoyed our cosy cabins! They are very popular because their small size makes them very affordable. Thank you for the top rating and for sharing your experience with others!!
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Matthew R wrote a review Jul. 2020
Whitby, Canada7 contributions6 helpful votes
As a relative newby to visiting Naturist resorts I very much appreciated the welcoming environment at Bare Oaks. This is my second visit. This year the first folks I met were on my arrival at my site. A couple of the permanents saw me arrive and quickly gave some recommendations on approach to my lot and helped me move the rather heavy picnic table to make room for my rig. The camp sites are not glamourous but they suit the location. I am travelling in a 36 foot motorhome and was able to get one of their 50amp sites. Mine was right beside the showers, which normally I would not want but here being by the showers was almost a social event. Everyone waved and said hello. The sites have power and water but no sewer. There is a honey wagon if you need... But with outdoor showers and washrooms it is easy to stretch your grey and black capacity. There is even a kitchen sink by the washrooms if you want to spare the water in your rig. The dump station is on the main road as you depart. From a naturist perspective it is easy to enjoy your entire stay in the nude, weather permitting. I was here for three days and wont be doing any laundry when I get home. Both the pool and the pond were comfortable temperatures for swimming and I spent plenty of time in both. If you are going to use the pond, bring a floaty, that is where things are most social. There was a nature trail, but the bugs were still omnipresent in July so I decided to wait until my next visit to explore those. The hot tub and saunas are closed due to COVID so I cannot comment on them. There were at least two locations for Ladder Ball and two volleyball nets. The mini putt course was under repair while I was there but looked like it could be a fun distraction. I was travelling as a single male, which I know for many is challenging at naturist resorts. I was always made to feel welcome at Bare Oaks and very much appreciate the efforts of the seasonals to say hello and make my visit a success. I have a second visit booked for 7 days and look forward to seeing the location over a busy weekend and sharing this resort with my bride.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Stephane Deschenes, Owner at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park
Responded May 28, 2021
Thank you so much for providing such a detailed review; others will appreciate it. And thank you for the top rating! Some of our campsites are indeed rather tight because they are from a time when most people had a tent or small trailer. Interestingly enough, some people prefer the ones in the centre which are the most crowded because they like the conviviality and sense of community. But we do realize that there is an enormous demand for campsites that we cannot meet. So we are working towards expanding in the future and those new sites will be more modern in design.
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css331 wrote a review Oct. 2019
Santa Clara, California3 contributions4 helpful votes
Enjoyed it all, great experience! Stayed in the large cabin which seemed quite new and well equipped. The lake with the water slide was a big attraction for us. The staff, especially at the bare bistro was very friendly. Typically we are not very social but we were fortunate to get to meet several of the regulars there. They were fun and the source for all sorts of memorable conversations. The only problem seemed to be the family of geese that lived at the pond (and their poop that was constantly being cleaned by the staff), which was a source of all sorts of humorous commentary and debate. Well run, clean and relaxing, highly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from Stephane Deschenes, Owner at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park
Responded May 28, 2021
Thank you for the compliments to the staff and for the top rating! The team works hard to ensure a superior experience to our members and visitors. We very much appreciate that you noticed!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park
Which popular attractions are close to Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Nearby attractions include Sharon Temple (7.4 km), Stardust Drive-In (3.2 km), and Brooks Farms (7.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Conveniently located restaurants include Twisted Fork, Jacx, and Chen's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park?
Many travellers enjoy visiting the Hartman gallery venue (8.5 km).