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National Parks in the Central

Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park, Rayong province
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Topography and climate
Named after two mountains in Chantaburi and Rayong provinces, this area was designated as a national park in 1975. It covers 84 square kilometers area. It provides an important watershed area for the agriculture of the region.
Tropical broad-leaved evergreen forests dominated the lowland elevations up to 1000 meters. Animals which probably still exist in the park include elephant, gaur, serow, bear, wild pig, deer, pileated gibbon and banded langur. There are 53 confirmed bird species including the wreathed and great hornbills.

Tourist attractions

Khao Chamao Khao Wong waterfall This waterfall is located near the headquarters. It is a large waterfall spreading many levels along a 3 km stretch. The water is clear, making it easy to spot the fishes in the pool. There is a trail leading to the waterfall which passes through scenic forest. There are rest shelters and toilets.

Klong Pla-Gang waterfall This is the most beautiful waterfall in the park. Many orchids, ferns and medicinal plants can be seen along the 5 km trail from headquarters to the waterfall.

Caves in The Khao Wong area About 18 km From Na Yai Arm market in Tamai, there are about 80 limestone caves.

Accommodations and facilities
The park has some bungalows for rent. There are also a camping ground, toilets, public telephone, and visitor centre.

How to get there
The park is located just over 70 km from both Chanthaburi and Rayong. From Royong take highway no. 3 to the east. After passing Klaeng drive 7 km to the meeting point with route no. 3377. Turn left into the route no. 3377 (to the north) and drive to Nam Sai village. Then turn right and drive 1 km to the park headquarters.

Contact address
Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park
P.O Box 11 Amphur Klaeng
Rayong 21110

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