Glass Beach is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Port Townsend, Washington that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.9 miles
364 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash



nature trips

trail running




1 month ago

We took a group of kids ages 3 to 16 years and all had a wonderful time. I read mixed reviews on whether we would find beach glass or not. We did find a good amount of smaller pieces which the kids LOVED collecting as well as several dime and quarter sized pieces. They also found numerous cool rocks. We found crabs and sea anemones as well as saw several bald eagles.

We did not do the entire length because the tide started coming in. Be very careful on timing it with the tide as it comes in fast and there are steep cliffs which would be impossible to climb with small ones. There are alot of loose rocks which your forced to walk once the tide comes in which slows the return a bit.

3 months ago

Great trail for the family. Including the four legged members

5 months ago

Nice beach. Easy walk.

6 months ago

Beautiful and somewhat easy hike that ended up being 6.9 miles roundtrip. Started about 7am and had the whole beach to our selves until about 11 o'clock. You need to time it right with the tide so you don't get pushed up to the bluffs. About halfway down there are some bigger rocks that made it a little strenuous but once you get to main beach it flattens out. It is hard to find larger sea glass, but once the sun comes up or the bluffs the beach starts to glisten with hundreds of ity bity tiny pieces of glass, of all different colors. Very beautiful hike!!

Friday, October 06, 2017

A peaceful, scenic walk between the Strait and the cliffs. If you plan on glass hunting make sure you plan around the tides and give yourself a lot of time. Not ideal for small children if you plan on making the trek all the way to the point and back.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Small pieces of glass on a pebble and sand beach. Entrance of the park has port o'potties. Park has a pavilion and grassy area. Not a lot of parking spaces during peak times. Plan your search for glass around low tide. Both my kids, 13 and 10 years old enjoyed looking for glass.

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