National parks in the North
Khun Khan National Park
Khun Khan national park is located in Samoeng and Mae Chaem districts of Chiang Mai. Its size is 397 square kilometres.
Most parts of the park are mountains covered by hill and dry evergreen, pine, mixed deciduos, and dry dipterocarp forest.
The temperature is pleasant all year round. The average temperature is about 23ºC.
Places to visit
There are many good viewpoints on the way to Samoeng district. Pha Samoeng viewpoint is located between km markers 24 and 25, on Samoeng - Mae Rim road. Pha Samoeng and Pha Mae Chaem viewpoints are located between 35th and 55th km markers on Samoeng - Wat Chan road.
Pha Sam Nah is a cliff on a high mountain. It is 1,253 metres high and encircled by cliff walls on 3 sides.
Camp ground and rest rooms are available, however visitors need to bring their own gear, tents and food.
How to get there
Take the highway no.107 (Chiang Mai - Fang) from Chiang Mai province for 16 kilometres to Mae Rim district. Then make left turn to the highway no.1096 (Mae Rim - Samoeng) and continue driving for 35 kilometres and you will reach the temporary headquarters of Khun Khan national park.
Mu 1, Mae Sab Sub-district, Amphur Samoeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50250