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Address: Elm Street and Glass Beach Drive, Santa Maria Ca, Fort Bragg, CA
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The sand at this unusual beach is covered with interesting-shaped and...

The sand at this unusual beach is covered with interesting-shaped and colored rocks and stones.

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
MartaDias
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Turlock, California
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Turlock, California
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

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 to reach the beach but it is a very easy casual stroll. Very exciting to see all... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 treasures!

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1 Thank Activeisgood
New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

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 worth going to.

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Thank Dishon67
Folsom, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Glass Beach is fun to search for sea glass and interesting rocks. It's really quite an interesting area because of its many tidepools and large ponds in addition to a beautiful coastline. What made this a spectacular adventure for me was the gorgeous sunsets that played out in the many reflections of the ponds and pools. I would definitely go... More 

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Medway, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful beach with great view points. Kids had great time finding colorful glass pebbles on the beach.

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Brentwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The claim to fame of this beach is that once it used to be a trash dump and once the site closed, the waves smoothed the glass into beautiful sea glass. Unfortunately, during the last 50 years people have been taking the glass as souvenirs and now very little of the glass is left. The beach itself is ok. There... More 

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1 Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is worth the visit. Wonderful trails and easy access. You can see a lot of different sea life and creatures right from the coastline. The walk is easy and the beaches are beautiful. Don't miss this spot on your trip to Fort Bragg.

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Thank Melanie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was our Gordy trip,to this unique place, which we heard about on Pinterest. Was well worth the trip lots of beach glass. Unique for us easterners.

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Thank WILLIAM Y
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91 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like most of the California coastline Fort Bragg is a sight to behold. Unfortunately, as is usually the case with most signs and postings, they are usually ignored. Glass beach has fallen victim to those who have come and gone before us that claimed for themselves that which glass beach was known for. It's mostly gravel now mixed with small... More 

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Oakland, California
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the view and the beautiful sea glass. It was a very nice beach and was fun picking up the pebbles with all the sea glass in every handful

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