Lysterfield Lake is very popular for canoeing, kayaking and sailing.
Lysterfield Lake also offers two beaches suitable for walk in swimming access both located near Beach Carpark at the southern end of the lake. The lake is not patrolled by lifeguards and children should be supervised at all times. Due to unpredictable depths and waterbird habitat, swimming is not permitted elsewhere in the lake. The boat ramp allows access for sailing, canoeing, and stand up paddle boarding (no powered vessels allowed).
There is lots to explore on the large lake. Go canoeing or kayaking to view waterbirds and habitat that can't be seen from land. On a calm day, the lake is a perfect place to refine your stand-up paddle boarding.
The 82ha lake is a great place for non-powered boating and sailing. Boat trailer parking is available and there is a boat launching and rigging zone. Model boating is allowed, but only non-powered craft can be used.
Go sailing on monohull boats up to 5 metres long or multi-hull boats up to 4.3 metres long. Lysterfield Sailing Club welcomes new members. Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963 for more information.
As rivers, lakes and reservoirs are natural environments, you may encounter hazards. Follow our water safety advice together with the water safety signage in the park to make sure your day out Lysterfield Park is a safe and enjoyable one.
Things to do
Picnic areas in Lysterfield Park
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Need to know
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.
This park has been impacted by recent significant weather eventsThis park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Extended - Mountain Bike Trail Network Temporarily Closed - ALL TRAILSWith persistent heavy rainfall and strong winds over the past few months, mountain bike trails are severely water logged and have significant tree damage. Accordingly all mountain bike trails at Lysterfield Park will remain closed until further notice.This is a necessary decision to protect the safety of visitors and maintain the integrity of the trails.The condition of the Lysterfield Park mountain bike trails will be monitored closely and will be reopened as soon as it is safe to do so.Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.Updated 5 December 2022.
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