San Onofre State Beach, as seen from the top of Trail 6. The traditional clothing-optional area starts down the beach to the left (south). It uses about 1,000 feet of the parkís public beachfront. Thatís less than three and a half percent.
 

This page links to the information supporting the petition for designation of clothing-optional use that is being sent to the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
 

EXHIBITS

1. California Code of Regulations [Title 14, Section 4322]. Allows DPR to designate portions of State Park units for clothing-optional use.

2. California Outdoor Recreation Plan 2008, published 2008, CA DPR.
http://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/795/files/2009-2014 corp.pdf
Includes California Department of Parks and Recreation mission statement.

3. The Health and Social Benefits of Recreation, published 2005, CA DPR.
http://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/795/files/health_benefits_081505.pdf

4. NEF-Roper Poll, 2006. U.S. public opinion poll: "Updating American Attitudes
on Skinny-dipping and Nude Sunbathing."

5. NEF-Zogby California Poll, 2009. California-specific public opinion survey. Asks specifically about the designation of clothing-optional areas in California State Parks.

6. Cahill Policy, 1979. Establishing management policy for clothing-optional recreation in California State Parks.

7. Harrison letter, 1988. Affirming management policy for clothing-optional recreation in California State Parks.

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