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Gunnison Beach, Sandy Hook

(4.7/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
Gunnison Beach is a beach within the Sandy Hook unit of the 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.
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  • The wife and I returned here for the first time in years one Summer Sunday. It's only a $15 daily fee. Turning at lot G we surprisingly found a spot in the nearby lot. If that lot is full there's a di...  more »
  • My husband and I spent an afternoon here on a summer-like October day during our drive back to Boston after visiting friends in the Atlantic City area. The location is on a lovely peninsula that compr...  more »
  • It's a very popular beach for naturalists. The long 1/2 mile walk from the parking lot, then across the sand, until you finally get to the water doesn't deter the 1,000s of visitors each day that the ...  more »
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  • I love this place. A lot of fun. But only a thing is not good. Beach pretty far to walk from parking lot. And blue road is not long enough. And also you can visit Lighthouse and historical places which is Fort Hancock.
  • Excellent experience. We are going again in 2017. Get in shape for the half mile walk.
  • Dear Gunnison, we're coming back! Took a day trip, and planning a 3 Day trip again in August. The camera/cell phones are getting out-of-hand, and the complaint to the lifeguards went as figured ("it's a public beach, so people can take pictures if they want to"). Some public shaming sent the culprits on their way. Otherwise, an awesome day with awesome weather!
  • Nice clean beaches. Long biking paths. Lots of historic sites to see. Reasonably priced parking. Has a few bars on the island as well
  • for a fun and cool time this beach is all that and more, just remember is a naked beach! have a great time ! respect others ;