, at Sandy Hook National Park, New Jersey (near Highlands; one hour ferry-ride from Manhattan). Biggest legal nude beach on the East Coast. Gunnison beach is located in the the Sandy Hook unit of the Gateway National Recreationa Area. In season on weekends it best to plan your trip to be there by 10:30 am at the latest. On hot days or three day weekends plan to be there by nine am at the latest. When the lot adjacent to Gunnison fils up there is another to the north about a mile up. Drop your riders and gear and then park there. The park has beach services in season only (Lifeguards are on duty from 10a.m. to 6p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day). The park is patrolled year round. There is a small clothing beach north of the boardwalk but the largest usage is the nude area immediately to the south of the boardwalk. On busy days there is little to no separation between the two. Off season there is no fee to get into the park.
For details see the offical National Park Sercive Gateway National Recreationa Area
info page or call the Visitor Information (718) 354-4606
There is a fee charged for beach parking from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day from 7a.m. to 4 p.m. $10 per car per day or $50 for a season pass.
Sandy Hook, New Jersey
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The only road that grants the public access to Sandy Hook is Route 36. Route 36 is accessible from the Garden State Parkway at Exits 105 in Tinton Falls and 117 in Hazlet Township (near Keyport). Exit 117 is the more direct route for travelers. Another possibility is to take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 109, in Middletown Township, for County Route 520, and take 520 through Red Bank to its eastern terminus at Route 36 in Sea Bright. Another alternative is to take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 8A (in Monroe Township) to Route 32 east, to County Route 612 east, which then becomes County Route 520 east. Take CR 520 to its end in Sea Bright.
Ferries from East 34th Street and Pier 11 in Manhattan, in New York City, have been available in past years during the summer months.
Gunnison Beach is about 4 1/2 miles in from the park entry. For the most part, there are only two ways you can go in the park--in or out.
There's just one turn you have to make. After several beaches and the Sea Gulls Nest on the right, after the Ranger Station on the median, you'll see a sign directing you to turn right for "all beach parking." Take that right.
The next beach you come to will be Area G, Gunnison Beach, the nude (actually clothing optional) beach. Parking is just a little farther on.
There are a couple of ways;
From Port Authority bus terminal in NYC, go to the Academy Bus window and get a round trip ticket to Sea Bright, NJ. Ask which gate, and if they have a schedule available you might pick one up (coming back in the afternoon or evening, they tend to run about two hours apart, so it's nice to know).
After the bus leaves the Garden State Parkway, you'll generally follow NJ State Route 36, with some detours. When you see the Atlantic Ocean ahead of you, watch for the drawbridge. Tell the driver, you want to get off just after the bridge.
The bus will continue to the right; you go to the left into the park. It's 4 1/2 miles to Gunnison Beach.
Yahoo Groups - Gunnison related
: not all groups below allow discussion of exhibitionistic behaviour, open sex on the beach or swinging.
· THE B.L.K. S.U.N. .CLUB
· NJ Gunnison Beach Adults
· New York Swinging Boaters (no activity since October 2007)
· Sandy Hook, NJ nude pics .... post your pics for us to enjoy
· FOR NJ NUDISTS:
· A Friendly group who enjoy Nudity
· Sandy Hook Swinging Couples (no activity since 2002)
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