Doi Phu Nang National Park is located in Dok Khamtai District, Pong District and Chiang Muan District, covering a total area of 462,775 rai. The park comprises undulating mountain ranges with dry evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest, and deciduous dipterocarp forest.
Moreover, there are various kinds of fauna such as soft-shelled turtles, monitor lizard, and a variety of birds, especially peacocks. This national park is considered as a habitat of the largest number of peacocks in the North in which there are approximately 265.
Interesting tourist attractions in the national park are as follows:
Namtok Than Sawan:
Namtok Than Sawan is situated 300 metres from the Office of the National Park. It is a medium-sized 2-tiered cascade with a height of 20 metres and a width of 40 metres, as well as, water throughout the year. It originates from the combination of water in Huai Song Sop, Huai Pong, Huai Un, or Bo Bia natural fountain into Huai Mae Pang and flows down into the basin below, similar to a swimming pool. Namtok Than Sawan possesses a variety and beauty, with emerald green water amidst an abundant forest in perfect condition.
Namtok Huai Ton Phueng:
Namtok Huai Ton Phueng is located 11 kilometres from the National Park. It is a small limestone waterfall, dropping from an 80-metre cliff, with water throughout the year.
Kaeng Luang is located upstream of Kaeng Suea Ten within an area of Ban Pong Sanuk. It is suitable for relaxation. White-water rafting can be done in the rainy season, while in the dry season, the water will diminish and the rocks in the middle of the stream will be clearly noticed.
Huai Yua Reservoir:
Huai Yua Reservoir possesses the beautiful scenery of mountains and rivers. It is a viewpoint for admiring the sunrise.
Fang Ta is a natural phenomenon, similar to the canyon-like Phae Mueang Phi in Phrae Province. The National Park provides accommodation and tents for tourists.
For further information, please contact Doi Phu Nanag National Park, Ban Bo Bia, Ban Mang Sub-district, Chiang Muan District, Phayao Province 56160
Tel: 0 5448 9202 or Bangkok Office, Tel. 0 2562 0760