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Big Dipper

  • 1-3 hours
  • 2.3 km
    • Mountain Bike Easy

Green Trail from the Sika trail around and down to Lichen This trail.  Very close to the Wellington Dam Kiosk and lots of fun!

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Trail Start

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Sika Trail West of Wellington Dam Kiosk, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

Trail End

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Lichen This, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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This flowing roller coaster-like cross-country trail starts with a bit of a climb, but rewards you with its sweet berms and rollers, making you yahoo and whoopee all the way down. If you really like it, there are two loopback options using Lichen This.

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

15 minutes

Length

2.3

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Sika Trail West of Wellington Dam Kiosk, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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Trail End

Lichen This, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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Mountain Bike

Easy

Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Hazards & Warnings

Mountain biking is a potentially dangerous activity with inherent risks. Ride within your skills and abilities. It should only be undertaken with a full understanding of all the risks.

Facilities

Facilities are available at Wellington Dam. The café is open Thursdays to Mondays and every day during school holidays. Drinking water is not available,.

Campsite bookings for Potters Gorge can be made at the Kiosk. (Phone 9734 7521)
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Kiosk
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Coach Parking
  • View Platform

Best time of year

All Year Round

Fees

Camping fees apply

Trail Access

2WD. Approximately 2.5 hours drive from Perth and 45 minutes from Bunbury or 30 minutes from Collie. Enter the national park from the north on Coalfields Highway or from the south on Pile Road and follow the signs to the Kiosk.

Prohibited Items

No pets
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