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Firetail

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

A black option for those descending the Dam It trail.

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Trail Start

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

Trail End

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

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A black grade descending trail with technical rock gardens and some interesting options for the more game riders.

This is an alternate black line descent starting just after Dam It trail starts.

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Time / Duration

5 minutes

Length

300m

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

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

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Trail End

Midway of Dam It blue descending 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

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
  • Cafe
  • Coach Parking
  • View Platform

Best time of year

September to June

Fees

Camping fees apply

Trail Access

By car to Wellington National Park.

Prohibited Items

No pets
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