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Black Glove

  • 1-3 hours
  • 1.3 km
    • Mountain Bike Very Difficult

A black descending line from the top of Dam It trail all the way through to the Jabitj trail.

Trail Start

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Top of Dam It blue descending trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

Trail End

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Jabitj Trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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A flowy technical black trail traversing patches of rocky terrain. This trail is for the more experienced and adventurous riders, as a few step-downs are sure to challenge some or surprise the unwary. The trail has kicker jump features interspaced among steep rocky runs. It finishes with a short climb to reposition for a fast, tight and steep switchback finale to the river.

The trail starts just off Dam It.

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+61 8 9776 1207

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Time / Duration

5 minutes



What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Top of Dam It blue descending trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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Trail End

Jabitj Trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.

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Mountain Bike

Very Difficult

Likely to be a challenging single trail with steep gradients, variable surface and many obstacles. Suitable for experienced mountain bikers with higher level of fitness and good skills. Suitable for better quality mountain 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 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)
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Path
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Child Equipment Hire
  • Kiosk
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

September to June


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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