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Gunnison Beach

Overall, a very positive experience. Only a couple of people misbehaving, but for the most part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
love it

This place is great.. I've gone 4 times this year and plan to keep going. I feel very comfortable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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Monmouth County, Sandy Hook National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, NJ 07732
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here with a whole bunch of friends to spend a great day at the beach. We came with coolers, ice, beer and food. You need to arrive early (ideally by 9am). After that, the traffic will get messy at the toll booth where you...More

Thank BHUANG69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, a very positive experience. Only a couple of people misbehaving, but for the most part, everyone was happy, relaxing, strutting their stuff on the beach. All ages and body types. No need for shame.

1  Thank serlingj2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great.. I've gone 4 times this year and plan to keep going. I feel very comfortable here. Every one is naked!..and you can bring alcohol as long as its not in glass containers. But be prepared to hike to the water..its far

6  Thank JenLavin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Lots of space, large parking lot, semi clean Cons: No food, food truck was closed on a Wednesday. Loooooooooooonng walk to beach from parking lot. And to end on the sand is even worse. Don't be out of shape. The flies were a major...More

1  Thank Phill W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was nervous going to the beach,however my curiosity overshadowed my nervousness.We went,found a spot on the right side,and set up our 'camp' .At first I laid down on my chair,back up,and took it all in. when I saw a few guys totally nude walking,and...More

3  Thank John F
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Completely agree with another reviewer regarding this beach. It is ghetto and dirty. The bathrooms horrible. I saw one lady naked washing herself around the bathroom sinks. She was barefoot! No way would i be barefoot in that bathroom! It is really gross. One thing...More

5  Thank J K
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant beach visit, we found it a little difficult to find the beach, we saw a sign for north beach but not gunnison beach but we did find parking lot G and followed the crowd. It wasn't terribly busy on a weekday. Others have...More

5  Thank Molly03070
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Filthy, ghetto, bottles and garbage in nesting and sanctuary areas. Disgusting bathroom that smelled like a decaying corpse.

5  Thank Lucretia V
Reviewed July 26, 2018

In spite of the relatively long walk from the parking lot to the water front this place is my favorite beach hangout in NJ. People are sociable and friendly, the view across the water of Manhattan Island is scenic. Alcoholic drinks are allowed and so...More

11  Thank Josef G
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I have been going to this location for a few years now. Easy access from NYC by ferry ride about and hour. But I have been driving here, it’s easy with all the beach stuff. Arrive early or/and during the week days it’s less busy...More

5  Thank cxcartist
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Jerry C
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Response from Richie R | Reviewed this property |
Taking photos of other people without their permission is a "no no" but taking pictures of your partner/friends etc is fine. If you are taking a "selfie" then you just need to be careful what is in the background and if you... More
Andrew G
September 7, 2018|
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Response from GandGTraveler | Reviewed this property |
There is a closed off section but not huge. Does not impact folks the day I was there.
August 29, 2018|
Response from rjgreen928 | Reviewed this property |
Just put in Gunnison Beach it comes up.