Fort Bragg, California: Glass Beach

Crashing waves have turned the broken glass of Glass Beach into foot-friendly pebbles.

Address:
Old Haul Rd, Fort Bragg, CA
Directions:
North edge of town, at the far west end of W. Elm St.
Admission:
Free
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Glass Beach

There are signs saying not to take the glass, but so many people have taken so much that there's nothing left. Now it's just a beach, and not a great one.

[Lindsay, 06/22/2021]

Glass Beach.

Glass Beach

On Glass Beach there is sea glass of all colors, shapes, and sizes.

[Lisa Milliken, 03/10/2020]

Glass Beach.

Glass Beach

There's still plenty of glass on Glass Beach.

[Todd, 11/09/2018]

Glass Beach.

Glass Beach

There is a new asphalt walkway along the headlands. There are many dog stations for bags, and benches for resting. You can walk or ride a bike north to the Pudding Creek Trestle, where you continue north to MacKerricher State Park.

[Lu Alvarez, 03/08/2016]

Glass beach.

Glass Beach

Tons of colorful glass all along the beach.

[Jessica Ward, 07/16/2015]

Beaten by wave action into rounded, barefoot-friendly beads.


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