September 25, 2020 1 min read

 

If you’re looking for an area with a vast range of exercise opportunities, head over to the You Yangs! Magnificent views, birdlife and several trails for walkers and mountain bikers. The distinctive peaks of this park rise abruptly from the flat grounds below. Flinders Peak and Big Rock have panoramic views out to Melbourne, which is just an hour away. 

Photo cred: Visit Melbourne

A range of hikes, so you can choose according to your level of fitness. Flinders Peak is great for cardio and is excellent training for anyone building fitness for a trek. The East-West walk is a bit of fun and the Northern Ranges has some good ascents and has fewer people than the other walks. The Saddleback track is also excellent for those training for a trek. You can combine all these trails into one hike and by doing the Saddleback track and Flinders Peak twice, you do 20km. Parking can be challenging but it is a great park to visit.

Flinders Peak - Photo Cred: Bushwalkingblog.com.au

Brad Edwards
Brad Edwards



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