Grates Cove has many great trails to guide you around the area and take you to several locations of note. Some of the more popular ones are:
Dancing Place Pond Trail
Takes you to a Dancing Place Pond, a popular swimming location in the summer.
Big Hill BoardWalk Trail
This boardwalk trail takes hikers to the top of “The Big Hill” overlooking Grates Cove. Hikers will be rewarded with a beautiful view of the ocean and community.
Rock Wall Garden Site Trail
This trail takes you through some of the more undisturbed rock walls that have remained there for hundreds of years.
This trail takes you along the cliffs above the harbor and goes all the way down to some large flat rocks with small pockets of shallow ocean water. The trail also goes by the old Stage building.
The Yellow Rock Road
Wiggies Beach Trail