From an administrative point of view, Grădiştea de Munte belongs to the commune of Orăştioara de Sus, Hunedoara county. The usual access is through Orăştie – Costeşti – Grădiştea de Munte. From Orăștie starts the county road 705A to the village of Costeşti, from where a 20 km long forest road begins along the Apa Orașului creek and Valea Albă creek. 

The hiking tourists can chose some of the marked trails from the Cioclovina – Ponorici Nature Park starting from the village of Costești.