Glass Beach, Fort Bragg

3.4
You can find large quantities of sea glass at only a handful of beaches in the world, and Glass Beach is one of them. Until 1967, the beach was used as the city's landfill and was covered by all kinds of waste, including colored glass. A major cleanup effort, combined with the effect of the tides, removed all the litter smoothed the glass. Today, the shore is awash with millions of glass pebbles. You also can view a vibrant ecosystem in the tide pools, which are home to a variety of aquatic species. Note that it's illegal to remove glass from the north part of the beach, which is a part of a state park. Plan to visit Glass Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Fort Bragg attractions using our Fort Bragg driving holiday planner.
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  • Such a fun place to walk around and explore. We spent over an hour there just walking around and looking for fun pieces of glass. We saw seals and enjoyed the fresh air.  more »
  • While I've never been until recently, people will tell you its changed over the years. Of course it has. People steal the glass. However, it is beautiful and interesting and somewhere to spend a hour....  more »
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  • The most beautiful beach I've ever visited. Wanted to take all that glass home with me!! Lol
  • Tourist took the all the glass this place use to have, but some still remains for people to remember! The trail is open and is great for walks/runs/jogs.

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