Brown Mallet Horse Trail (You Yangs Regional Park)


Brown Mallet Horse Trail (You Yangs Regional Park)

The challenging Brown Mallet Horse Trail meanders through the varied and rugged landscapes of Hovells Creek. Follow the blue markers through a eucalypt plantation to the edge of the park before tracing Hovells Creek, a highlight of the horse riding trail. 

How to get there

Brown Mallet Horse Trail (You Yangs Regional Park)



Need to know

Brown Mallet Horse Trail (You Yangs Regional Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • Management vehicle only
  • No camping


  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Big Rock Road partial closure

Big Rock Road will be closed to vehicle traffic from the intersection with Great Circle Drive until further notice. Big Rock Picnic Ground can still be reached via the Big Rock Walking Track which commences from the Park Office carpark.

Great Circle Drive Closure

Great Circle Drive will be closed from Monday 27th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024.

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