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 Kaeng Krung National Park
 
 General Information

Kang Krung National Park, in Thachana District, Chaiya District, Thachang District, and Wipawadi District, Surat Thani Province, consists of forest and complicated mountain range which is the source of rivers for people in Surat Thani Province and Chumpon province, and has many nice places suitable for recreation such as waterfalls, streams, hot-water pond and mountains. The area has beautiful sceneries, and is about 541 squares kilometers or 338,125 Rai. The Royal Forest Department has proclaimed it to be a national park on December 4, 1990.

 Geography

The area consists of two-complicated mountain ranges lying north and south. A valley between two mountain ranges is the source of Luangsuan River in the north, and Klongyan Canal in the south. The highest mountain is 849 meters above sea level. Most of the area is soil-mountain which has tin be an important and valuable mineral.

 Climate

Most of the area is rain forest so that causes rain all the year round and the temperature is quite cold.

 Flora and Fauna

There are economically valuable plants such as Lumpor (a kind of Leguminosae), champak and many kinds of Yang. The lower plants are, generally, fern and many kinds of climber which make the area is thick forest.
The animals found are wild elephant, tiger, bear, seladang, banteng, tapir, gibbon, monkey, langur, barking deer, deer, wild boar, stump-tailed monkey, banned langur, amphibian, and many kinds of bird such as bulbul, helmeted hornbill, crow-billed drongo, Asian fairy-bluebird.

No. visitors of Kaeng Krung National Park : 20,372     
Last Update :  29 Mar 2013     

Kaeng Krung National Park
Mu 7, Takuk Nuar Sub-district,  Amphur Wiphawadi   Surat Thani   Thailand 84000
Tel. 0 7791 8063 (VoIP), 0 7720 5677   E-mail reserve@dnp.go.th