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Gunnison Beach

Monmouth County, Sandy Hook National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, NJ 07732
+1 732-872-5970
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Great Day Out

I was nervous going to the beach,however my curiosity overshadowed my nervousness.We went,found a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John F
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Middletown, New Jersey
Not my favorite

Completely agree with another reviewer regarding this beach. It is ghetto and dirty. The bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
J K
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New York
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“new jersey” (7 reviews)
“salt water” (3 reviews)
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Monmouth County, Sandy Hook National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, NJ 07732
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+1 732-872-5970
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"new jersey"
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"shapes and sizes"
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"salt water"
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"on duty"
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"long island"
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"rest rooms"
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"labor day"
in 3 reviews
"naked bodies"
in 2 reviews
"sun rays"
in 2 reviews
"left alone"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"nesting birds"
in 2 reviews
"nude sunbathing"
in 2 reviews
"the east coast"
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"mid week"
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"long walk from the parking lot"
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"national park"
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Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank John F
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

4  Thank J K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Molly03070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

5  Thank Lucretia V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

10  Thank Josef G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here yesterday specifically to showcase my dirty bits which are quite delightful if I do say so myself. GREAT choice. Most of CO beaches are loaded with old pervy dudes but this place was about 50/50 lady/dude. Every shape and size was present including...More

14  Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It takes a while to get her but well worth the trip on a nice day. There are several great beaches in the Gateway National Recreation Area. This one had brilliant sand, a steeply shelving beach (for strong swimmers) but few other facilities were open...More

1  Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A NPS ranger approached us and told us that our pop-up umbrella tent was no longer allowable under the new rules last year. So we had to take it down immediately, but umbrella rentals stop at 4 pm. Later we just bought an umbrella at...More

1  Thank Jeanette H
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a clean beach, on the ocean (not the bay). Bit of a walk from the parking, so be prepared for the walk (on a hot day, you must have sandals, sneakers or something for your feet. Also, make sure you have one of...More

2  Thank chazzster
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Tyler R
15 August 2018|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Hello .I go on average twice a week and I would say every time I go I see A few familys with children . Their ages look to be as young as 8 and as old as 21. Usually mixed boys / girls. However they are dressed,have not... More
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skillian35
4 August 2018|
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Response from cxcartist | Reviewed this property |
Honestly never made it too early, 11 am being the earliest and it wasn’t early enough to find a parking spot on lot G. And also by that time we couldn’t get a spot right by the water. So I’d think 9-10 am is a good time for... More
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Paul R
1 August 2018|
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Response from Josef G | Reviewed this property |
No. Nudity is only allowed on a specifically marked section of the beach, nowhere else.
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