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Glass Beach, Fort Bragg
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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. To visit Glass Beach on your holiday in Fort Bragg, and find out what else Fort Bragg has to offer, use our Fort Bragg trip itinerary maker.
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  • The trail to the beach forks. Go to the left and walk about 1/4 mile watching the shoreline. There is way to get to the beach look for them. When you find a way you wouldn't regret it. 
  • Hey--gotta go see the glass beach right? Well don't expect much except lots of crowds. But worth getting out of the car for just for a walk by the ocean. Check out the Glass museum south of the beach ...  more »
  • Glass beach is kind of cool and easy accessible. The scenery of coastline is really beautiful. Hiking is recommended if you have enough time. Will come back again with one whole morning to explore.