I'm at the state's only legal nude beach wearing nothing but a smile."Newspapers always do a story on the beach at least once a year,'' says Al Kononowitz of Brick. "Reporters gone naked'' sounds like the title of a reality show no one wants to see, but if you're going to spend the afternoon at Gunnison Beach, you need to act like the locals, and go native.
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.
Camera is located near the pier and does zoom pan around automatically for various views of the surf.
Good enough to get a good look at the surf when lighting conditions are good.
There is no concession stand; make sure you bring a cooler. found Gunnison six years ago while searching for a lighthouse - the Sandy Hook Lighthouse, nearby.
"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.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.There are several volleyball nets; games usually occur in the late afternoon.The day I was there, a dozen guys and girls tossed around a Frisbee. Galveston's 32 miles of sun-drenched beaches are ideal places for numerous sports and leisure activities.