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Things to do

Beach area
from Parks Victoria
Paddle amongst the reeds
from Parks Victoria
Great place to take the kayaks
from Parks Victoria
Access Class Dinghy's
from Mark Ferguson
Horse riding
Medium walk / Day walk
Mountain biking
Short walk


  • cycling - metro park

    Cycling Cycling is a good way to take in the many features of Lysterfield in the shortest possible time. There are extensive tracks for walking and cycling. Maps of the park…

  • horseriding

    Horse riding Horse riding is permitted on a limited number of the eastern tracks in Lysterfield Park. Parking is limited. All horsefloats must unload at Horswood Road due to cattle grids at…

  • swimming

    Lake activities SwimmingTake a refreshing swim in one of two protected swimming bays with sandy beaches. There are two swimming bays. Both of these have a gradual increase in water depth and…

  • mountain biking

    Mountain biking There are approximately 20km of trails designated for mountain bike use including the 6.3km State Mountain Bike Course - home of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games cross country mountain bike…

  • walking - bushland

    Orienteering Orienteering and rogaining are permitted subject to special conditions. If you are interested in either of these activities please enquire at the park office at least a month in advance.

  • walking - family

    Walking There are extensive tracks for walking and cycling. Maps of the park are available at the park office.Take one of the many walks available that range from half an hour…

  • information

    Hallam North Road Carpark Park information, walking tracks, mountain bike tracks, toilets and carpark available at the Hallam North Road entry.

  • family picnic - lakeside

    Lysterfield Picnic Area Relax and have lunch in the picnic ground under the shade of the spotted gums. There are two picnic areas along the lake shore and both have toilets, picnic tables…