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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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Beautiful

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Anita B
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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Anita B
Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend a couple of hours at this beach. Despite the cold (winter) the day was very sunny we were able to enjoy it. For sure worth a visit if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a short visit to Glass Beach. It was mid-January, so it was freezing cold, however this doesn't affect the overall beauty of the place. Even the seals that appeared seemed to love it.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went when it was raining and when the sun came out. In all the pictures online it looks so pretty, in person it's pretty average. Cali coasts are always beautiful so it is pretty but it's no different than any other coastal spot.

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike down the cliff was worth it to see this beach. Mostly green and white glass now, as I am sure most people take the pretty colored ones.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so much fun to just sit there and comb through the sand/glass to see all the pieces. Such beauty created by a bunch of trash

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Hernando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oddest things about this attraction is that it is essentially the site of a dump. To be more precise, lots of bottles were thrown out here long ago and the Pacific has been acting as a giant rock tumbler for decades, smoothing the glass shards into jewel-like pieces. One of the downsides to this is that much... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love broken glass they got all you want to take home with you. Not sure what you do with it but I got a big sack of it.

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