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.
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.
The Park is 55km southwest of the Melbourne CBD and 22km north of Geelong. Access to the park from the Princess Freeway is clearly signposted via Lara.