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Address: Elm Street and Glass Beach Drive, Santa Maria Ca, Fort Bragg, CA
Phone Number:
707-964-4787
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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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It was beautiful, just wish we could of had more beach to walk on. I really loved the path they had to walk on, got my husband to take a nice walk with me.

Reviewed 21 August 2016
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It was beautiful, just wish we could of had more beach to walk on. I really loved the path they had to walk on, got my husband to take a nice walk with me.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

My son took me here early in the morning. Lots of people but fun looking for glass. We climbed down the rocks to the beach and found a lot of small bits. A neat place to come. I would recommend.

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Lafayette, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Stopped by for a quick visit to Glass Beach. There are steep but manageable stairs down to the small beach. Little bits of sea glass to view. Lots of people were relaxing on the beach and playing in the water. A must see at least one time.

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Palo Alto, California
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Just visited Glass Beach. While the beach itself is fun, the park around it is even nicer. There are wide paths for walking and biking and enjoying the spectacular ocean views. There is a small beach accessible down steep stairs that indeed is entirely composed of small bits of sea glass. Definitely worth a visit.

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Oceanside, California
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87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The park is very well cared for, a great place for walking near the water. The parking lot fills up quickly so go early. On a bright day the photos you can get are spectacular.

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Sparks, Nevada
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Smaller than I expected but impressive. I didn't know the history behind the beach before now but WOW. Nature does some amazing things

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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This beach really has only one thing going for it, the glass! But there were people filling plastic bags with the glass and it was crowded and not at all relaxing. There was plenty of sea glass and may be worth a quick visit as they have their own parking lot, but there was trash on the beach (BOOO!) and... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Hope you can handle a ladder stair, if so go to the left and find the difficult beach area. It is worth the climb down. It was awesome and Jena could have stayed there all day just looking and digging though the glass. Blue is the hardest and most sought after. A dump from the sixties now a treasure.

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Anderson, California
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lots and lots of people. Many looking for glass samples. Not a beach for people wanting privacy. Some nice scenery.

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South Jersey
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Having read the rather conflicting reviews about Glass Beach, we made it a "must" stop on our way up the coast. What a disappointment! Some friendly people guided us to where the glass is supposed to be, remarking that it was high tide and therefore there might be less to see. Scouring the sand, we found a few tiny pieces... More 

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