Bird Watching in Kaeng Krachan National Park

National Parks in Thailand

National parks in Thailand are areas that contain natural resource of ecological importance or unique beauty such as beautiful scenery, caves, waterfall and mountains, or flora and fauna of special importance. National Parks of Thailand offer the visitors tremendous variety of attractions, in addition, they consists of economically, ecologically and scientifically valuable plants and animals.

Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ
Oldest  National Park: Khao Yai National Park, established in 1961
Largest National Park: Kaeng Krachan National Park with an area of 2,915 km2
Elephant Watching: Kui Buri National Park, it is the most famous for its wild elephant watching, best known as elephant and gaur sighting place in Thailand.
Most Popular: Khao Yai National Park, Erawan National Park, Khao Sok National Park, Doi Inthanon National Park
Oldest, Tallest and Biggest Trees: 

  • Ton Krabak Yai is Thailand’s largest tree, 700-year-old measuring 50 metres, in Taksin Maharat National Park, Tak Province, Western Thailand.
  • Thousand year old tree in Sai Thong National Park, Chaiyaphum Province, Northeastern Thailand
  • The Giant Tree in Khao Laem National Park, Kanchanaburi Province, Western Thailand

 

Lan Hin Taek (Broken Rock Field)

Rock formations:

  • Unusual rock formation can be found in Lan Hin Taek and Lan Hin Pum area in Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park, Phitsanulok, Central Thailand.
  • Mushroom Rock Formations in Pha Taem National Park, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Northeastern Thailand (Isan).
  • Strange rock formations at Lan Hin Ngam in Pa Hin Ngam National Park, Chaiyaphum Province, Northeastern Thailand (Isan).
  • Stone terraces, and strange rock formations at Mor Hin Khao (called also Stonehenge of Thailand), in Phu Laenkha National Park, Chaiyaphum Province, Northeastern Thailand (Isan).

Unique: Giant Rafflesia Flower are the largest flowers in the world, can be found in the Jungle of the Khao Sok National Park.
Highest Point: Doi Inthanon Summit 2,565 m
Famous Fog & Scenic Viewpoints:

  • Fog sea at Panoen Thung viewpoint in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand.
  • Fog covered mountains in Khun Chae National Park, Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand
  • Fog sea at Napamaytanidol Chedi and Phra Mahatat Napaphon Bhumisiri in Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand.
  • Popular viewpoints with a sea of fog in Doi Chang and Doi Kio Lom Mountains, Huai Nam Dang National Park, Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son Provinces, Northern Thailand.
  • Fog Scenic Area at Doi Suthep Pui National Park, Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand.
  • Fog Scenic Area at Chong Yen, Mae Wong National Park, Central Thailand.

Vachiratharn Waterfall


Western Thailand


Northern Thailand

Chiang Mai

  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Suthep Pui National Park
  • Doi Phahompok National Park
  • Doi Wiang Pha National Park
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Khun Khan National Park
  • Mae Takhrai National Park
  • Mae Tho National Park
  • Mae Wang National Park
  • Op Khan National Park
  • Op Luang National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Si Lanna National Park

Chiang Rai

  • Doi Luang National Park
  • Khun Chae National Park
  • Lam Nam Kok National Park

Kamphaeng Phet

Lampang

  • Chae Son National Park
  • Doi Chong National Park
  • Mae Wa National Park
  • Tham Pha Thai National Park

Lamphun

  • Mae Ping National Park
  • Doi Khun Tan National Park

Mae Hong Son

Sukhothai

  • Ramkhamhaeng National Park
  • Si Satchanalai National Park

Nan

  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Khun Nan National Park
  • Khun Sathan National Park
  • Mae Charim National Park
  • Nunthaburi National Park
  • Si Nan National Park
  • Tham Sakoen National Park

Phayao

  • Doi Phu Nang National Park
  • Mae Puem National Park
  • Phu Sang National Park

Phetchabun

Phitsanulok

Phrae

  • Doi Pha Klong National Park
  • Mae Yom National Park
  • Wiang Kosai National Park

Tak

Uttaradit

  • Khlong Tron National Park
  • Lam Nam Nan National Park
  • Phu Soi Dao National Park

Eastern Thailand

Chanthaburi

Prachinburi

Rayong

Sakaeo

  • Pang Sida National Park

Trat


Heo Narok Waterfall

Northeastern Thailand

Buriram

  • Ta Phraya National Park

Chaiyaphum

Khorn Kaen

Loei

  • Phu Kradueng National Park
  • Phu Ruea National Park
  • Phu Suan Sai National Park

Mukdaharn

  • Phu Pha Turm National Park
  • Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park

Nakhon Phanom

  • Phu Langka National Park

Nakhorn Ratchasima

Sakhon Nakhorn

  • Phu Pha Lek National Park
  • Phu Pha Yon National Park
  • Phu Phan National Park

Sisaket

  • Khao Phra Wihan National Park

Ubon Ratchathani

Udon Thani

  • Na Yung – Nam Som National Park

Central Thailand

Suphan Buri


Viewpoint to Ang Thong Islands (42 separate islands)

Southern Thailand

Chumphon

Krabi

Nakhon Si Thammarat

Narathiwat

  • Ao Manao – Khao Tanyong National Park
  • Budo – Su-ngai Padi National Park
  • Namtok Sipo National Park

Pattani

  • Namtok Sai Khao National Park

Phang Νga

Phatthalung

  • Khao Pu – Khao Ya National Park

Phuket

  • Sirinat National Park

Ranong

Satun

  • Mu Ko Phetra National Park
  • Tarutao National Park
  • Thale Ban National Park

Songkhla

  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • San Kala Khiri National Park

Surat Thani

Trang

Yala

  • Bang Lang National Park