The National Parks Service announced that alcohol would no longer be allowed at Sandy Hook beaches, effective immediately.

This summer, park rangers will observe a grace period and let visitors off with a warning - repeat offenders will get a $50 ticket, and a second ticket will cost $100.

The ban was enacted after over 300 alcohol-related incidents were reported over the last two years. The restriction won't apply to weddings at the Sandy Hook Chapel or others with permits.

Sandy Hook is a unique beach in NJ because it falls under the jurisdiction of the National Parks Service, which is why Gunnison Beach is the only clothing-optional beach in the state.

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