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


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


  • Water hazards
    • Dam
    • Deep water
  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Other warnings
    • Unpatrolled area
    • 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.

Dog Pound Mountain Bike Trail Closed For Maintenance

Dog Pound Mountain Bike Trail is closed (temporary) for maintenance and settling. 
The trail will reopen once material and features are safe to ride.

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