National Parks in the South
Huay Yang Waterfall National Park
The 161 square kilometers Huay Yang waterfall national park covers the areas in Bang Sapan, Thab Sakae and Prachuap Kiri Khan districts of Prachuap Kiri Khan province. It became the 70th national park of Thailand on 08 December 1991.
The park is steeply mountainous along Thai - Myanmar border on Tanao Sri range which is 200 to 800 meters high above sea level. It is the source of headwaters as well as watershed of many river streams.
The park is covered by evergreen and dry evergreen forest. Important trees are Hopea odorata, Lagerstoemia tomentosa, Terminalia corticosa, Dipterocarpus species, Toena ciliata and bamboo. Wildlife are said to be abundant that includes serow, langur, gibbon, squirrel, wild pig, leopard, barking deer and porcupine and birds.
Huay Yang waterfall located near the headquarters, and Kha Aon (also called Tab Mon) waterfalls are locally famous as recreation spots. The latter is located in Bang Sapan district, about 60 km from the first.
Khao Luang mountain offers a great view point in the middle of fertile forest. The headwater of Huay Yang waterfall is close to Myanmar - Thai border. From the peak you can see the sea of Gulf of Thailand.
Accommodations and facilities
There are bungalow rooms in the park for rent.
Nam Tok Huay Yang National Park
Tambol Huay Yang, Amphur Thab Sakae
Prachuap Kiri Khan province 77130