• Length: 3.2km

  • Duration: 40mins

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Turntable car park

  • End: Turntable car park

  • Closest Town: Little River

  • Location: You Yangs Regional Park

  • Distance from state capital: 62km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.95878174

  • Longitude: 144.42642443


Big Rock via Rockwell Road is a 3.2km, grade 1 Return hike located in You Yangs Regional Park Victoria. The hike should take approximately 40mins to complete.


Enjoy a gentle walk from the Turntable car park to Big Rock. Pn arriving a 100m walk from the Big Rock car park takes you to Big Rock. Brilliant views of the surrounding area towards Geelong can be seen from the top. 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 hiking and mountain biking. It has defined walking trails, horse trails and 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 rock climbing, its magnificent views, birdlife and for bush walks and picnics.


Opening hours The park is open from 8.00am to 4.30pm year round. Extended hours apply during daylight savings on weekends and public holidays from 8.00am – 6.00pm.


Total distance: 1567 m
Max elevation: 157 m
Min elevation: 114 m
Total climbing: 19 m
Total descent: -59 m
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