NATURIST ETIQUETTE – BEACH
Most clothing-optional beaches
have “Friends of the beach”
groups that work with park officials and provide for beach clean-ups,
visitor assistance, and crime watch monitoring. There are
Gunnison Beach (NJ), Black’s Beach (CA) and Mazo Beach (WI), to name a
few. The group at Haulover Beach obtained grant funding for electric
beach wheelchairs, beach showers, and tiki hut shelters, and has
organized skin cancer screenings, blood drives, and other public service
At Haulover Park, South Florida Free
Beaches instituted a formal
Beach Ambassador Program.
A similar program is part of Tampa Area Naturists’ proposal for a
naturist beach in the Tampa Bay area.
at Haulover’s naturist beach annually greet thousands of new
visitors and hand out cards with beach etiquette and park rules, and
report safety and crime issues to lifeguards, police or park
Click on image of the card at right for large view.
sexual activity! Nude is not lewd, but public sexual activity is
illegal and undermines our image.
from established or designated nude areas.
Stay out of
the dunes and other environmentally sensitive areas.
regulations and other posted rules.
before taking photographs.
property and privacy of others.
but don't intrude.
litter by bringing trash bags and carry out more than you bring in.
Be polite to
park rangers and law enforcement officials.
Always sit on
your own towel.
Speak up for
standards. If a person seems unaware of Naturist Etiquette, explain
it politely and plainly.
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