|Location||19 kilometers from Tem District, Lampang Province on Khlonglan-Umphang highway|
|Accessibility||Approximate 350 km northwest of Bangkok|
|Best time to visit||Winter|
» Barking Deer, Wild Pig, Asiatic Jackal, Squirrels, Civets and Porcupine mainly found.
» More than 450 species of birds.
Apart from it's inhabitants, the Park offers many others attractions to the visitors for inspection and enjoyment. They are listed below:
Picturesque environment of the forest makes it good for walking. Ramble amidst the jungle and study nature.
Located at western boundary of the park, this 1964 metres peak is nice for trekking. The time required for a round trip is 5 to 6 days. The trip would start either from the headquarters of Mae Rewa ranger station. All necessary equipments are necessary for the trekkers.
Kaeng Pa Nang Koy Rapids
This ideal picnic place is located at the distance of 800 metres from the headquarters. In the neighborhood of the rapid is Pa Nang Koy waterfall which can help you to have a good bath.
Several vantage points, which provide fabulous views of the picturesque surroundings, are located at old Klong Lan Umphang road. Three best points are located at km marks, 81, 87 and 93.
Number of nice waterfalls in the park add to it's beauty. Mae Rewa and km 102 falls are most conveniently reachable. Mae Rewa is located at the distance of 30 km from Mae Rewa ranger station. Having a nice pool at it's base, it serves as a good swimming pool.
Two other popular falls are Mae Krasa and Mae Ki, both divided in to nine levels. Mae Ki has reputation of being one the biggest falls in South East Asia.
Numpa Pha Ngam Cave
The cave located at Wangsamran Village of Maeprig District, is a huge limestone cave studded with stunning stalactites and stalagmites, and in-cave cold water stream. The cave also has a long, complicated pathway.
The cave located at Numdip Village of Tem District, is a medium-size limestone cave which has stalagmite resembling pagoda and tiered ponds.
Elephant Cave and various small-size caves also located at walking distance Numdip Village.
» Largely covered by mixed deciduous forests
» Evergreen forests found in hills
The park is generally a hilly terrain, particularly in west and north. Tanon Thong mountain range, one of the highest mountain ranges in western Thailand, runs through the park. Huge pine trees grown almost everywhere endow beauty to the area. The western part is the Limestone Hills, which are 300-400 metres above sea level.
Three rivers of which Mae Wong river is the biggest, arrange for the water needs of the park.
» Located at 19 kilometres from Tem District, Lampang Province on Khlonglan-Umphang highway
» Area about 894 square kilometres
» Declared national park in 1987
|Summer||March to May|
|Rain||June to October|
|Winter||November to February|
|Best time to visit||November to February|
How To Reach
Park headquarters are located at 20 km south of Klong Lan in Kampaeng Phet province. Reachable from Bangkok through road.
Accommodation & Dining
People don't go to forest for luxury. So expect only basic facilities. In the headquarters, it can be a little better. The food available is simple. Don't expect any great cuisine inside the park.
Mae Wong National Park
P.O. Box 29 Klong Lan District
Kampaeng Phet - 62180