The Beauty Of "Glass Beach" MacKerricher State Park

Glass beach,photo by Gina
if you look at the pictures in this post, you might be surprised. Why? because it contains the glass beach pieces with a variety of colors. early mining times I thought that it was intentional beach sprinkled with bits of glass to attract tourists. but not like I expected. Based frotbragg site, that glass beach came from the garbage dumped on the beach. rubbish such as old cars, household garbage, and that certainly includes a lot of glass.
Glass beach photo by frotbragg
From source tells us that Beginning in 1949, the area around Glass Beach Became a public dump. people all Kinds of refuse dumped straight into the ocean, some attempts were made to control what was dumped, and dumping of any toxic items was banned. Finally in 1967, the North Coast Water Quality Board realized what a mistake it was and plans were Begun for a new dump away from the ocean.
Glass Beach photo by Gina
And now, after decades, nature has changed the waste glass into unique and colorful like a stone. Presented to the coastal sea waves rocks glass. Millions glass beach now scattered along the coast and as the sand.

If you go to the beach, you are only allowed to enjoy and take pictures. Glass Beach is now part of MacKerricher State Park. Tim Quandt, Supervising ranger for MacKerricher and other Mendocino Area State Parks.
Glass beach photo by frotbragg
Rangers are currently working to educate and inform the public and we confiscate and return the collected sea glass to the beach Whenever possible. Signage has now been placed on the property to inform visitors of the protected status of the resource and educational and interpretive panels / displays will eventually be placed as well.

If you want to get a sample of the glass beach, you are welcome to visit The Sea Glass Museum, the which is free admission, has beautiful display cases of every color and size of glass to be found on our beaches glass. The museum is located on Highway, just south of Fort Bragg. Location: Glass Beach End of West Elm Streeet at Old Haul Road; Park at end of Elm and walk to beach Fort Bragg, CA 95 437.
Glass beach photo by frotbragg
whether you intend to visit this place? please you plan your trip and enjoy the beauty of glass beach

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