Equestrian Trail (Lysterfield Park)


Equestrian Trail (Lysterfield Park)

Lysterfield Park provides opportunities for horse riders to explore the surrounding native bushland on the perimeter of the park.

Horse riding is permitted on the Equestrian trails, on the eastern side of Lysterfield Park. These trails are immersed within a native bush landscape with undulating paths. Explore the hidden and spectacular views as the you climb the steady gradient.

Wildflowers in spring and Granite outcrops provide the perfect natural escape into the beautiful bush. As you ride, be sure to keep an eye out for kangaroos, wallabies and echidnas camouflaged amongst the gum trees.

Horse riders can access the Equestrian Trail from the 24-hour carpark near the main entrance of Lysterfield Park. Continue on to Logan Park Road to access the Equestrian designated area.

Parking is limited and there is no off-road vehicle access. All vehicles and horse floats must park in designated parking bays. Horse floats must unload at Horswood Road due to cattle grids at the main entrance of Lysterfield park. Horses are not permitted in any other area of the park.

How to get there

Equestrian Trail (Lysterfield Park)

Need to know

Equestrian Trail (Lysterfield Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
  • Animals and pests
    • Beware European wasps

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.

This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events

This 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.

Extended - Mountain Bike Trail Network Temporarily Closed - ALL TRAILS

With 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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