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 Doi Chong National Park
 general Information    

Doi Chong National Park is situated in the areas of Sop Prap District, Thoen District, and Mae Phrik District of Lampang Province, and Li District of Lamphun Province. The geographical features of the National Park consist of high mountains. Doi Chong is the highest mountaintop of the National Park (1,339 meters above the sea level) with beautiful scenery and various kinds of forests including mixed forests, arid evergreen forests, and pinery, and being the source of streams and rivers.

 Geography    

The topography of the National Park consist of small sized and large sized mountains, extending from the north to the southwest of the area. These mountains are the sources of many gullies flowing into Wang River (Wang River is the main river of Lampang Province and also being the water source for many reservoirs such as Maeprap Reservoir, Huai Maepu Reservoir, Mae-yong Reservoir, etc. In general, the topography of the area consist of stony mountains with decorative minerals, zinc, granite, and marble.

 Climate    

The climate in lower areas at foothills of the National Park is similar to other areas in the Northern Region of which the highest temperature is 43 o C and the lowest temperature is 10 o C Meanwhile, temperatures on the mountaintops are lower than temperatures on flatlands of the National Park. The lowest temperature is 4 o C and the average rainfall is 894 mm/year.

 Flora and Fauna    

There are various kinds of forests within the areas of the National Park, including timber forests, mixed deciduous forests, arid evergreen forests, and pinery. Wild animals found in the National Park include Asiatic black bears, Muntiacus Muntjak, monkeys, wild boars, tree shrews, squirrels, mongooses, masked palm civets, birds, snakes, etc.

   
No. visitors of Doi Chong National Park : 21,974     
Last Update :  17 Nov 2011     

Doi Chong National Park
Mu 6, Ban Na Mai Daeng, Na Yang Sub-district,  Amphur Sop Prap   Lampang   Thailand 52170
Tel. 08 1951 3624 (จนท.)   E-mail reserve@dnp.go.th