Lysterfield Picnic Area (Lysterfield Park)


Lysterfield Picnic Area (Lysterfield Park)

Gather the family and enjoy a picnic or barbecue among the spotted gums of Lysterfield Picnic Area. Relax on the sandy shores of Lysterfield Lake - sometimes in the company of kangaroos - and go swimming. A network of walking and mountain bike trails lead off from the picnic area. 

How to get there

Lysterfield Picnic Area (Lysterfield Park)


BBQ - Electric/Gas
Visitor Centre

Need to know

Lysterfield Picnic Area (Lysterfield Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Boating zones apply
  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No horses


  • Water hazards
    • Dam
    • Deep water
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground

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 Park Mountain Bike Trails Temporarily Closed Due to Heavy Rainfall and Storm Damage

Description: Due to high rainfall and strong winds, all Lysterfield Park trails have been closed. This closure is in place to keep visitors safe and to protect the integrity of the trail network. The trails will reopen once they have been deemed safe. Thank you for respecting the closure and we hope to see you on the trails soon.

Change of Conditions - Lysterfield Lake

Swimming beaches have now been opened to Park visitors at Lysterfield Lake Park. Most recent water testing have identified bacteria levels are within a safe threshold.

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