Khun Phra Wo National Park
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 Khun Phra Wo National Park
 general Information    

Khun Phrawo National Park is situated in an approximate area of 220 square kilometers , covering the areas of Mae Lamao and Mae Ramat National Reserved Forests, Tak Province. The geographical features of the National Park consist of virgin forests, which are the sources of streams and rivers. There are different kinds of wild animals inhabiting in the area of the National Park. At present, the area will be announced as a national park.

 Geography    

The geographical features of the National Park consist of high mountains (at the altitude of 350-905 meters above the medium sea level), which are the sources of major gullies, including Huai Mae La-mao, Huai Mae Charao, Huai Phrawo, Huai Mae Kasa, Huai Mae Kit Luang, Huai Pha-so, Huai Sa-muen Luang, Huai Samae, and Huai Mae Ra-mat, flowing into the agricultural areas of Mae Sot district and Mae Ramat district in Tak province.

 Climate    

The weather at the National Park is cool and breezy throughout the year. The average highest temperature is 20oC ; meanwhile the lowest temperature is 8oC ; and the average rainfall is 1,676 mm/year. Particularly in the rainy season, you can view the sea of fogs covering the areas of the National Park.

 Flora and Fauna    

There are various kinds of forests within the areas of the National Park, including mixed forests, virgin forests, and dense forests. Major plants include Indian Mahogany, teaks, Dipterocarpus Tuberculatus (Pluang), Lithocarpus Cantleyanus (Kor), Lagerstroemia (Tabaek), Terminalia Chebula, Afzelia Xylocarpa Roxb., ebony, Millettia Pendula (Ka-jaw), Terminalia Arjuna (Rokfa), Xylia Xylocarpa (redwood plants), etc.

Wild animals found in the National Park include Muntiacus Muntjak, wild boars, bears, langur, flying squirrel, gibbons, cobra, King Cobra, rabbits, squirrels, tree shrews, red jungle fowls, golden cats, etc.

   
No. visitors of Khun Phra Wo National Park : 26,514     
Last Update :  13 Jun 2013     

Khun Phra Wo National Park
P.O. Box 11  Amphur Mae Ramat   Tak   Thailand 63140
Tel. 0 55577447   E-mail reserve@dnp.go.th