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Glass Beach, Fort Bragg

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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2.9/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
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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  • We stopped at Glass Beach on our journey along the Pacific Coast Highway. The glass is unusually; it's hard to believe how much glass is here. The beach has a wooded staircase that is not too had to c...  read more »
  • i cant understand why this attraction isnt better known! I enjoyed the surrounding ruggedcoastline as much as the beach itself I. So make sure you have hours to spare, in fact at least half a day, to ...  read more »
  • ok, so NOT like some of the pictures you see on the internet since the beach has been pretty well picked clean. No matter. This was a bucket list spot we wanted to visit. We sat down in the sand and d...  read more »
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