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Tips about Lighthouse Beach - Long Island Nude Beach
***UPDATE*** By February 12, 2013 Lighthouse Beach is no longer a clothing-optional beach. National Park Service has declared that they'll now be enforcing New York state law, forbidding nudity. Go here to read the Superintendent's notice relating to this policy change. There have previously been problems on Lighthouse Beach, but Hurricane Sandy (autumn of 2012) was actually the last nail in the coffin.
The hurricane totally destroyed the dunes along the playa, which is among the reasons cited by NPS for the nudity prohibition. (The dunes formerly served as a visual block to the unclothed sunbathers.)
The Naturist Action Committee (NAC) is currently working on solutions to the problems cited and searching for a way to save this wonderful unclothed beach for naturist and nudist use. Nevertheless, it is a very complicated scenario and will take a while and work to try and resolve it.
The legality here is not "tricky" or unclear whatsoever as she has asserted it to be. It's completely legal for women to go topless on public beaches in NY state, whatever junk you hear from NPS.)
Its position is well-deserved as the sand is immaculate, amazing, and the water is clean. The nudist beach is situated just next to Robert Moses State Park, where the dunes are thick with vegetation and home to a good quantity of wildlife. Its name originates in the notable lighthouse situated between the clothing optional segments.
The Lighthouse
No one is sure when nude sunbathing started on this part of the shore. The first reports of the action date back to the 1950's. The Robert Moses Causeway significantly enhanced access to the park in 1964, and its popularity appears to have taken off from there.
Since the 1980s, use of the Lighthouse as a historic landmark attraction has sparked controversy over the presence of naturists on the strand. Some teachers complained about the observable nudists and some simply did not desire to have explain to kids that we're all, in fact, naked under our clothes. There was also concern from parents who parked at field 5 for its handicap access, or who entered at field 5 after taking the ferry with their kids, and would see the naked sunbathers.
Members of the Lighthouse Preservation Society had differing opinions, but didn't need to ban anyone. Negotiations resulted in a small section before the lighthouse becoming textile. Hence the once long expanse of clothing optional beach was divide into two enormous sections, with a textile part in between. The western c/o section may also be called Kismet West to differentiate it from the eastern c/o area. The sections are all clearly marked by signs, so you will know where nudity is allowed and where it is not. Obviously, it really is legal to go topfreeon all public shores in NY state since 1992.
General Advice and Tips about Lighthouse Beach
Lighthouse Beach is pretty narrow and can get a bit crowded when the weather is right, although western segment is reportedly less congested. Overall it's an extremely pleasant feeling, and most of sunbathers are naked. Visitors represent an extensive range of ethnic backgrounds and ages. Some of them are families, as it is a very family-friendly surroundings.
Park Rangers periodically drive through several times a day to check up. There are no lifeguards. There's a shop carrying beach necessities at the Field 5 parking lot, but no concession stands on the plage. There aren't any trash bins on the strand, so carry in, carry out.

Cost and How To Get to Lighthouse Beach on Long Island
The strand is about 1 hour to 1.5 hour drive from New York City. Once you arrive at Robert Moses State Park, it's a quick drive down to Field 5 to get to the clothing optional sections. The cost is $10 per car or a season pass is available for $65. fkk young nude is a 5-10 minute walk from your parking lot.
Though it is a substantially less convenient approach to take, it truly is accessible by public transportation. From there, take the S-47 Suffolk bus, that will get you to Robert Moses Field 3 in about 20 minutes. From there it is approximately a 30 minute walk to Field 5. LIRR offers a round trip train bus package for $19. (Subsequently entry to the sand is free.)

As , take the LIRR to Bay Shore station, then walk to the Fire Island Ferries and take the ferry to Kismet. Once on Fire Island, walk south to the beach. Visit the ferry website for more info:
Lighthouse Beach Nude Etiquette and Politics
Whaa? I simply need to love the playa!
Well nudist camp pics for us, Lighthouse is an established clothing optional beach found on Federal land. While NY state law would prohibit bare sunbathing, National Park Service chooses to honor the conventional nude use and not apply the law. However, the inescapable facts are that the NPS could choose to end this convention at a moment's notice and begin applying state law.
Improper sexual activity is often viewed as the largest problem facing nude beaches, as it can be adequate reason to close a nude beach like Lighthouse. Please behave responsibly and read over the etiquette outlined here before your visit.
There are two naturist organizations of illustrious presence on the sand: Beach Ambassadors and the Long Island Travasuns. These organizations work to advise visitors of proper etiquette and help patrol the beach to stop unwanted conduct. (The playa ambassadors generally put in place an info table alongside the boardwalk and can also be spotted by their distinguishable hats.)
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