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 Khlong Wang Chao National Park
 general Information    

On the 7th December B.E. 2531 (1988), the Minister of Agriculture and cooperative and parties have surveyed the condition of conservation, forest Klong Wang Chao, Klong Suan Mak forests. They found the fertile and densely teak forest and others features. They would like to conserve the forest, thus, Klong Wang Chao National Park was gazetted on the 29th Augus B.E. 2533, (1990) with 747 km2.

 Geography    

Most of the area consists of complicated mountains lying along the north and south. They are one part of Thong Jai Road moutain range and there is a plain area in their middle part which looks like two pan basins covering 2000 - 5000 rais. The important mountain ranges are Yen mountain, Tao Dam mountain, Tad Roop Kai mountain, Mee mountain, Doi Bang Sung, Bang Cha Le mountain, etc. Yen mountain located in the western park is the highest peak with tall about 1,898 meters above the average sea level while the height of this area is about 300 - 2,000 meters above sea level.

 Climate    

There are 3 seasons here which are influenced by the south-western monsoon wind.
Summer : during February - May
Raining : during June - November
Winter : during December - January

 Flora and Fauna    

The park comprises of mixed deciduous, hill evergreen, dry evergreen, dipterocarp and pine forests. Tectona grandis, Lagerstoemia tomentosa, Afzelia xylocarpa, Pterocarpus macrocarpus and Pinus merkusii are example of important trees.

Wildlife are found here, for example, screw, elephant, screw, elphant, samber deer, bear many species of birds.

   
No. visitors of Khlong Wang Chao National Park : 44,381     
Last Update :  13 Jun 2013     

Khlong Wang Chao National Park
P.O.Box 69, Kampaeng Phet Province Post Office  Amphur Kosamphi Nakhon   Kamphaeng Phet   Thailand 62000
Tel. 0 5576 6006 (ٹԡ), 0 5576 6007 (ʹ.)   Fax 0 5570 1059,0 55719318   E-mail np12khlongwangchao@hotmail.com