Paved Trails

Scituate Harborwalk

Scituate Harbor Gazebo, Cole Pkwy, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

(781) 545-8724

Owned By: Town of Scituate

A concrete walkway (with a guardrail) that extends for a half mile, along Scituate Harbor and Satuit Brook, with beautiful water views. Adjacent to the Scituate Harbormaster headquarters, several marinas, as well as a town-owned gazebo, and various memorials.


Located on Scituate Harbor, in the commercial center of town.

Trail Description

Access the Harborwalk from Cole Parkway. There are official entrances at the intersection of Front Street and Cole Parkway, and at the Scituate Harbormaster headquarters. The walkway continues along the water’s edge, behind and between various marinas and restaurants. Continue your walk via sidewalk past the Scituate Town Pier, the Bates House, and all the way to the Scituate Harbor Community Building on Jericho Road. Along the way, look for interpretive signage to learn more about Satuit Brook, Irish Mossing, the Wharf Area, and the Bates sisters.

Habitats and Wildlife

The Harborwalk overlooks Satuit Brook and Scituate Harbor. This is a great spot to see shorebirds.

Scituate Harbor Gazebo, Cole Pkwy, Scituate, MA 02066, USA

Historic Site: No

Park: No

Beach: No

Boat Launch: No

Lifeguards: No

Size: 0.5 miles

Hours: Dawn to Dusk

Parking: Ample on-site parking.

Cost: Free

Trail Difficulty: Easy


Benches, trash receptacles, memorials, interpretive signage, picnic tables, bike rack.

Dogs: Dogs must remain on leash. Scoop the poop!

Boat Ramp: No

ADA Access: Yes

Scenic Views: Yes

Waterbody/Watershed: Scituate Harbor/Atlantic Ocean