Middle Trail - Fast Facts

Trail number


Trail length

1.9 kilometres

Elevation variance

30 metres

Trail type

Single trail

Trail surface

Smooth dirt, rocks and rock outcrops

Weather affected

Prone to be muddy after medium rain

Trail condition sources

Parks Victoria Lysterfield website - Refer to change of conditions section.

Trail features

Berms, switchback climbs, technical twisting section

Trail obstacles

Log obstacles

Trail Rating

Trail rating


Rating basis


Night riding

Great for night riding. Access from 24 hour car park at Horswood Road after park hours.

Family Friendly

Younger MTBers could readily ride this course as long as they have a reasonable level of riding skills.

Trail Map and GPX File

Clicking on the image below will take you through to the Lysterfield District Trail Riders map. This is more up to date than the Parks Victoria map as it shows the new Follow Me trail and the new Aneurysm trail. Middle Trail is the one shown in lime yellow in the middle top of the map.

Click Image For Trail Map


No GPX download

Trail Description

The following photo gallery has been taken in order from Lamberts Track heading northwards to East - West Track.

The trail proceeds through the forest and is generally fairly high in speed and has a number of bermed sections, a few minor obstacles and a section of switchbacks in the middle section of the trail.  Typical obstructions include felled trees across trail which are typically fairly small in diameter.

Trail Videos

No video available for this trail.

Parking and Facilities
Parking is available at Horswood Road and Hallam North Road entrances. 24 hour access and parking for MTBers is located just outside the Horswood Road entrance.
Toilet facilities are available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Drinking water is available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Food and drinks are available at the Trailmix cafe which is located near the Horswood Road picnic areas.
Trail information can be found adjacent to the Horswood Road gates (on northern side of road) and at Hallam North Road.