On a clear day, you can see the New York City skyline.
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Signs at the end of the walkway to the beach read "Attention: Beyond This Point You May Encounter Nude Sunbathers.'' There's no "may'' about it; the overwhelming amount of beachgoers beyond that sign are naked; a handful of women keep on their bikini bottoms.
"I'm just here to get some color,'' explains Nicole from Staten Island, here for the fourth time.
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Gunnison, meanwhile, packs them in; on my visit last Wednesday, a thousand or so nude sunbathers had spread out blankets and beach chairs on a picture-perfect summer afternoon.
"We saw the signs that said 'clothing optional,' '' Dave says. Now they drive up from Ocean City once a year to spend the day at the nude beach.
I've been to Gunnison one other time in my life (I swear), and the best line about the nude beach came from a woman I talked to first time out.
"Our motto here,'' she said, "is get naked or get lost.'' If you're expecting Brazilian supermodels & rock hard abs, you're in the wrong place.
They bought t-shirts down here once that read "Happiness is no tan lines.'' "Don't believe you're never going to see these people again,'' Dave says, laughing, and tells the story of meeting a guy from Long Island at a St. Dave and Lin were having dinner at a restaurant on Maryland's Eastern Shore several years later when someone walked up from behind, put his hands over Dave's eyes and said, "You probably won't recognize me with my clothes on.'' It was the guy from Long Island.
"A lot of people from Jersey don't know this is here,'' Dave says of Gunnison.
The nude beach is tucked at the north end of Sandy Hook - Parking Lot G is 4.5 miles from the front entrance. The water is more than a half mile from the parking lot.