Sea Glass Beach Update: What’s Going on With the Coastal Restoration in Fort Bragg?

Sea Glass Beach Update: What’s Going on With the Coastal Restoration in Fort Bragg?

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Construction is underway at Sea Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California. Here's the latest information and what you need to know to find sea glass on Glass Beach. Construction started in August 2014 for the City's Coastal Restoration and Trail Project, and already significant changes have been made. The City has started to restore depleted landscape back to its native ecosystem and started to lay the base for the new trail. The project is significant because it consists of a whopping 92-acre, 4.5 mile trail project. The trail to Glass Beach has been closed and fenced off. No Trespassing signs are posted. A grand opening of the Coastal Restoration and Trail Project has been scheduled for August 2015. How to Get to Glass Beach During Construction Currently, you can access…
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Glass Beach Kauai, Hawaii

Glass Beach Kauai, Hawaii

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If you find yourself on the island of Kauai in Hawaii, be sure to check out Glass Beach in Eleele. Because it's surrounded by an industrial area, it's not considered the most beautiful beach in Hawaii. Nonetheless, you'll be sure to find sea glass. The locals will tell you that Glass Beach has been picked over for years, so the sea glass is not as plentiful. Many also say that most of the sea glass pieces are ordinary tiny white and brown shards. While this is true, it's still possible to find some rare sea glass.   In June 2014, my husband and I went to Glass Beach on Kauai. We saw plenty of patchy areas of small brown and white shards, but we also found some nice jelly bean shaped blue shards, a…
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Glass Beach Map and Directions

Glass Beach Map and Directions

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If you love sea glass, you'll be sure to love Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California. One important thing to remember is that most of the sea glass lies along the shore in coves south of Elm Street. Also, it's best to visit Glass Beach a few hours before and after low tide. Check tide times for Fort Bragg here. If it's your first time to Glass Beach, here are some easy-to-follow directions, pictures, and a map to help you get to the most popular sea glass beach in Fort Bragg: Site Two. There are also instructions for finding the oldest site: Treasure Cove. Flying to California to Visit Glass Beach If you're flying to California, the closest major airport to Fort Bragg is Oakland International Airport. You can also…
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Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California: A Sea Glass Lover’s Dream

Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California: A Sea Glass Lover’s Dream

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Right after the 1906 earthquake and up until 1967, the city of Fort Bragg dumped trash in three places along its beaches, but the placement of the rocks and wave formations created a giant tumbling machine that took the shiny dumped glass into the water and tossed out frosty gems back onto the shore called sea glass. TRASH TO TREASURE IN FORT BRAGG Many say Mendocino County's Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California holds the largest concentration of sea glass in the world.    Map of Fort Bragg's Three Glass Beach Dump Sites Fort Bragg Sea Glass Finding Tip: Most of the sea glass at Glass Beach in Fort Bragg lies along the coast between Elm Street and Pine Street on sites One and Two.   GLASS BEACH: THE THREE…
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How to Find Sea Glass at Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California

How to Find Sea Glass at Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California

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GLASS BEACH FORT BRAGG UPDATE: GLASS BEACH IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL THE RESTORATION PROJECT IS COMPLETED IN SUMMER 2015 During the middle of August 2014, the path to Glass Beach off Elm Street has No Trespassing signs Also, the chain-link fence along the main path has been removed. The city of Fort Bragg is renovating the area on the cliffs above Glass Beach.  The grand opening of Fort Bragg's Glass Beach is scheduled for August 2015.  I spoke with several locals in Fort Bragg during my last visit in August, and many said that the city is restoring the natural plants and building safer paths, which may include stairs, to all three Sea Glass Beach sites.  Get more real time updates and news by following us on Facebook.…
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