Lysterfield Lake (Lysterfield Park)

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Lysterfield Lake (Lysterfield Park)

Lysterfield Lake is a very popular recreational spot. From canoeing, kayaking to sailing, spend the warm afternoons adventuring or relaxing by the waters edge. Take a refreshing swim in one of two protected swimming bays with sandy shores. Always ensure you are following accurate signage on the day. The lake offers unique opportunities to view waterbirds and shoreline habitat not viewable from land. For many, the lake is unexpectedly large with lots of surrounding mountain bike and walking tracks to explore. On a calm day, the lake is a great place to refine your skills on a stand-up paddle board or to splash around in the shallows.

Park gates are closed between dusk and dawn.

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Lysterfield Lake (Lysterfield Park)

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Lysterfield Lake (Lysterfield Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fishing
  • Restricted opening hours
  • No firearms allowed
  • Boating zones apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Dam
    • Strong currents
    • Shallow water
    • Deep water
    • Submerged obstacles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Lysterfield Beach Toilets Closed

The Lysterfield Beach toilets are closed due to maintenance issues and will be reopened on the 1st of September.

Blair Witch Mountain Bike Trail Closed For Maintenance

Upper and Lower Blair Witch will be closed from Saturday 6th of August, until Monday 15th August for maintenance works. Please stay off the trail during this time to allow material to settle. 

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