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Gunnison Beach, Sandy Hook

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#11 of 31 in Beaches in Jersey Shore
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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Gunnison Beach is a beach within the Sandy Hook unit of the Fort Hancock and the Sandy Hook Proving Ground Historic District which is the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area, on the Atlantic coast of New Jersey. It is located in Middletown Township, Monmouth County, but is on federal land managed by the National Park Service. It is New Jersey's only legal clothing-optional beach. It takes its name from adjacent Battery Gunnison, which visitors must pass next to in order to get to and from the beach.
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  • I've reviewed Gunnison before, but I was able to get there twice recently, so I will not repeat what everyone says and instead off some brief updates: PRO It's a nude beach. The crowd is very chill.....  more
    I've reviewed Gunnison before, but I was able to get there twice recently, so I will not repeat what everyone says and instead off some brief updates: PRO It's a nude beach. The crowd is very chill.....  more »
  • Made what is becoming an annual trip to Gunnison during the week following the Fourth of July. Wonderful day. A few points. The only reason I can see to go there is for the clothing optional. There... 
    Made what is becoming an annual trip to Gunnison during the week following the Fourth of July. Wonderful day. A few points. The only reason I can see to go there is for the clothing optional. There...  more »
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  • So relaxing and comfortable. Great views of NYC. The amenities are top notch including food and supply vendors as well as the restrooms and showers.
  • Went there for the first time this year. Loved it. Such a beautiful beach. Friendly people. Definately will be back next summer.

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