Daphne Yun, a spokeswoman at Gateway National Recreation Area, said a foot whale that had been floating off shore washed up about half a mile north from Beach F, the fishing beach. A necropsy was being performed on Wednesday. This is a developing story. Patch will have more information as it comes in. Here are the pictures McKim took:. Nearby Places. Back to the Middletown Patch.
GoNomad 0. Located less than one hour from Manhattan at the northern tip of the New Jersey shore, Sandy Hook is a popular destination for those seeking a weekend getaway from the city. In fact, this national park receives more than two million visitors each year. Most people come to Sandy Hook for its outdoor appeal. Surfing, kite surfing, and windsurfing are popular activities during summer months, otherwise known as peak season.
Very nice beach. It is one of the only official nude beaches on the east coast of the United States. The beach is beautiful. When entering the sandy hook recreational area drive all the way through past many textile only beaches following signs for Gunnison Beach. There is a huge parking lot there for Gunnison.
An impressive mini-plaza with outdoor showers, bathrooms and two food trucks welcomed us. Those trekking in were still clothed, lugging beach chairs and towels. But soon, flesh-toned forms came into focus.