Fort Bragg, California: Glass Beach

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

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

Beach access is not friendly to the agility challenged, but the views from the paved pathways and smoother dirt trails are gorgeous. Good free parking, and an accessible restroom at the trailhead.

[Char, 05/18/2022]
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]

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