Details for trail on a map
Trail StartGet directions
Top section of Dam It blue descending trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.
Trail EndGet directions
Midway of Dam It blue descending trail, Wellington National Park, 185km south of Perth.
TrailsWA Now supports Offline Maps. Follow the instructions below to save trail maps to your phone.
Visit trailswa.com.au on your mobile Our Offline Maps will require you to be connected to trailswa.com.au using the device you intend to take on your trip.
Add to Home Screen Save the trailswa.com.au webpage to your home screen.
Find your trail, and Save Offline Via the bookmark saved to your devices home screen, explore our trails and find the one you want - select "Save this map to use offline". You will need to be connected/online at this point.
Trails WA supports the seven principles recommended by Leave No Trace Australia for minimising your impacts when using the trails.Learn more
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.
Be trail ready for Firetail
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
What To Pack
Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.
What To Pack
Group C (Mountain bike trails)
- Group A and B items (see Trail Tips) plus
- Gloves to prevent blisters
- Spare inner tubes or puncture repair kit, pump, tool kit
- Mountain bike shoes and clipless pedals are recommended
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 & WarningsMountain 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.
FacilitiesFacilities 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
- Car Park
- 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
September to June
Camping fees apply
By car to Wellington National Park.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
Complete Firetail to earn badges and points!
Earn points and badges and become a "TrailsWA Expert" by completing trails and leaving reviews.
Earn 3 points towards
your TrailsWA level
Be the first to review Firetail
We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.
Add your review of Firetail
Like this trail? Explore others nearbyMore around South West
Supported by great organisations
Trails are free and bring so many benefits to our community by providing opportunities to have fun, get fit, socialise, explore and challenge yourself. But they also have to be managed and maintained which only is made possible through terrific sponsors, donations and/or volunteering.
Rider on FiretailRider on Firetail
View 1 Photos of Firetail
Upload your photo of Firetail
Report a Problem
You are reporting a problem for Firetail. Please be as detailed as possible to help us appropriately identify and address the issue.