You Yangs Regional Park

LITTLE RIVER, Victoria

The distinctive granite peaks of the You Yangs rise from the flat volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong.

The You Yangs is a fantastic park for mountain biking. It has two mountain biking areas with over 50 kilometres of exciting trails catering for riders of all ages and ability.

The park is also popular for its magnificent views, birdlife, rock-climbing and abseiling, bushwalks and picnics.

Fantastic walking, picnicking and wildlife viewing opportunities abound within the park, catering for all ages and abilities. There are both challenging and family-friendly mountain biking and horse riding trails. A permanent orienteering course has also been established, as well as a 12km scenic drive through the park.

Park hours

You Yangs Regional Park is open every day, including weekends and public holidays. It is open from 7.00am to 5.00pm outside of daylight savings and 7.00am to 6.00pm during daylight savings. 

Park stats

Size: 1,967 Ha (19.67 km2)
Authority: Parks Victoria
Distance from Melbourne: 60.2 km

Share

Explore this park

Contribute

Is there something missing? Or do you have something would like to add to this park?

   
Park amenities, facilities, and things to do
  • BBQ Area

    BBQ Area
  • Carpark

    Carpark
  • Picnic ground

    Picnic ground
  • Lookout

    Lookout
  • Walking track

    Walking track
  • Horse riding

    Horse riding
  • Cycling

    Cycling
  • Information centre

    Information centre
  • Toilets / Restrooms

    Toilets / Restrooms
  • Information boards

    Information boards

Landmarks, and things to see

You Yangs Park Office

Located just inside the main entrance to the park you will find the Park Office and Visitor Centre. Park information, toilets, facilities for people with disabilities, and carparks are provided....

Find out more about You Yangs Park Office...

Big Rock Picnic Area

Big Rock Picnic Area has electric barbeques free of charge on a first-come first-served basis, and wood-fired barbeques, however wood is not supplied.There are also toilets and a carpark located at Big Rock....

Find out more about Big Rock Picnic Area...

Flinders Peak Lookout

Distance - 3.2km
Time - 1hr returnStarting from the Turntable car park, this walk takes you to the highest point of the You Yangs. This is a challenging walk featuring 450 steps and rising 200m in elevation. ...

Find out more about Flinders Peak Lookout...

Kurrajong Picnic Area

Kurrajong Picnic Area is one of several picnic areas located throughout the park. There are gas barbeques and wood-fired barbeques, however wood is not supplied. Toilets and parking are also available....

Find out more about Kurrajong Picnic Area...

Lower Picnic Area

Lower Picnic Ground offers electric barbeques free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, and wood-fired barbeques are also provided, however wood is not supplied.Picnic shelter, toilets and parking are also located at the picnic area....

Find out more about Lower Picnic Area...

Turntable Picnic Area

Turntable Picnic Area provides electric barbeques  free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, and also wood fired barbeques, however wood is not supplied.Toilets and picnic facilities, as well as a lookout are also located at the picnic area....

Find out more about Turntable Picnic Area...

Valley Picnic Area

Valley Picnic Area is one of several picnic areas located throughout the park. Electric barbeques are provided free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, and wood-fired barbeques are also offered, however wood is not supplied.Toilets and facilities for people w...

Find out more about Valley Picnic Area...

Yellow Gum Picnic Area

This park feature doesn't have much information.
Have you been to Yellow Gum Picnic Area? Submit your content here!

Find You Yangs Regional Park

Other parks within 40km of You Yangs Regional Park

 
Content on this park was last updated/edited:
The content on this page is sourced from; research, user submissions, and from the following sources:
http://www.parks.vic.gov.au

Home : Explore the map : Submit content : About us : Contact us : Report an error : Advertising
Find Your Park - 2020; A division of C_MEDIA - www.cmedia.com.au

Dislaimer: All maps, locations, distances, and park information, is intended as a guide only, and should not be relied upon for navigation. Always use a verified map, or GPS system to confirm your location.