A small swimming hole that is occasionally used for nude or topless swimming or sunbathing on weekdays, Upper Long Valley draws suited visitors on weekends.It may be worth checking out when there's enough water in the creek and nobody else is present.
How to find it:
See the description for its downstream cousin, Lower Long Valley (above). To find this clothing-optional beach, walk a few sandy banks upstream from Lower Long Valley.
Just past the previous two beaches, there are two more water holes that are sometimes used for au naturel swimming. You may encounter a few visitors there or even have the sites all to yourself. Please let us know what happens!
Located somewhat further from the bridge, Upper Cache is a little more "private" than nearby Lower Cache Creek Beach, which is downstream and described above.Tip: hike up the creek from Lower Cache for several minutes until you come upon some skinny-dippers.
Local skinny-dippers and others visit a string of at least four swimming holes scattered off Highway 20, between Clear Lake and Williams.Used mostly by suited visitors, including families, a few naturists periodically plunge in when nobody else is around.Cops come here too, so use these sites with discretion.