National Parks in the South
Sri Phang Nga National Park
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The park lies in Khura Buri and Takua Pa districts of Pang Nga province, next to Khao Sok national park in Surat Thani province. It became the 56th national park of Thailand on 16 April 1988 covering an area of 246 square kilometers.
The park is the ranges of hills parallel to Andaman Sea coast. These hills are the head water of many river streams.
Like other places in the southern Thailand (which is sandwished between Andaman sea on the west and Gulf of Thailand on the east) the rainy season in this area lasts from May till December. January to April could be named warm season.
There are many streams, waterfalls and cliffs in the park.
Most of the park is moist evergreen forest, which has Dipterocarpus species and Hopea odorate as dominant trees. There are herbs, bulb plants, moses, fern and other low structure plants. The wildlife found in the forest north of Cheaw Lan dam lake, are Malaya tapir, serow, elephant, barking deer, beer,tiger, lesser mouse deer, gibbon, macaque, langur,banteng, wild pig and birds.
Accommodations and facilities
The park provides a campground with public rest rooms. Visitors need to bring their own gear and equipment.
How to get there
At kilometer marker 756 on the highway no. 4, between Khura Buri and Takua Pa towns, there is a turn-off road that will take you 6 km to the park's headquarters near Tamnang waterfall.
Sri Pang Nga National Park
P.O. Box 22. Takua Pa
Pang Nga province 82110