The abandoned ruins of Sun Valley Gardens – One of Canada’s first nudist resorts

November 2020 Opened in 1954 by Karl Ruehle and his wife Marlies, on a secluded 25-acre property near Pelham, Sun Valley Gardens was founded with the purpose of promoting nudism as a lifestyle. Initially, Sun Valley Gardens had 18 members, but within a few years, there were 300 members. Guests stayed either in tents, trailers, … Continue reading The abandoned ruins of Sun Valley Gardens – One of Canada’s first nudist resorts