Roselawn, Indiana: Giant Lady's Leg Sundial Team Field Report

Sun Aura Nudist Resort

3449 E. State Rd 10, Roselawn, IN
Sun Aura Nudist Resort. East of Lake Village. I-65 exit 230, then west on Hwy 10 for three miles. The nudist camp is on the left, near a pale yellow mailbox and sign.
Closed winter, opens May. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Sundial Leg.

Giant Lady's Leg Sundial
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Lady's Leg Sundial.

Giant Lady's Leg Sundial

Stopped by recently to visit the big leg sundial. They are re-doing the leg sometime in the spring of 2017. The plywood frame is rotting and needs to be replaced, along with the plexiglass that covers it.

Believe it or not, I grew up going to Sun-Aura. My mother would bring us to visit friends of hers who live there. As a kid, I used to play basketball with my brother on the patio next to the leg, and eat grilled cheese in the restaurant. It's actually a really interesting place. "Resort" is more of a fancy term. It's a normal-sized mobile home park on a private lake surrounded by trees, designed to be a place of refuge for people who enjoy the nudist lifestyle.

The people here are not "pervs." They are not swingers. It has absolutely nothing to do with sex. They just feel more comfortable naked than in clothes. They will not approach you without clothes on, and they will not ask you to take your clothes off. So please, don't be afraid to come here, even if you have kids with you. 99.9% of the the time, you will not see anyone walking around outside with nothing on. And on the off chance that you do see that, the houses are situated WAY back from the leg and the restaurant, so you'd only really be seeing a blurry outline of a person.

[Ben Perdue, 08/02/2016]

Welcome to Sun Aura Resort.

Giant Lady's Leg Sundial

Didn't get in to see the leg. Nudists riding bikes, little uncomfortable...

[Patty & Jeff, 03/21/2012]

Yes, the Giant Leg Sundial is in the center of a nudist resort. In the past the management has been accommodating to travelers who asked to take a quick peek...

Lady's Leg Sundial.

Giant Lady's Leg Sundial

This is indeed a clothing optional resort. It is gated, so I just popped into the office/restaurant to ask about the leg. A helpful (fully clothed) resident escorted me to the sundial which is right behind the office. It was quite impressive. Their only request was that I respect their privacy and not photograph any of the nudists (I only saw one completely disrobed fellow, and he was inside the restaurant bar).

Interestingly, it is the second nudist/clothing optional resort in town. Sun Aura is adults only. Ponderosa, located just down the street, is a family place...

[J Nichols, 08/07/2011]

Jim and the sundial leg.

Sun Aura Sundial Leg

I take my picture with Big Things for I went to Sun Aura Resort, Lake Village, Indiana, to get the sundial leg. Sun Aura is a nudist resort, so I did what I had to do. It was late November, 2007 brrrrr!

[Jim Hejl, 12/01/2007]

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