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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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  • This was a bucket list location for me to check off. We went on MLK day so parking was a bit tricky because there were a lot of people there for the holiday. You have to take a little walk down a path...  more »
  • This really is a magical place for those of you who enjoy sea glass. (We call it sand glass!) We went twice. Once at high tide and once at low tide. A huge difference in the way you can see the treasu...  more »
  • Waves, waves and more waves. A person want to take awesome pictures of waves; this is tbe place to do it. Had a awesome time witb the family and want to visit again. This beach at Ft. Bragg is so wort...  more »