Khao Laem National Park

The Khao Laem National Park ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ เขา แหลม ) is a national park in Kanchanaburi province in the west of the central region of Thailand. He is part of the Western Forest Complex.


The Khao Laem National Park was designated in 1987 along with five other national parks on the occasion of the 60th birthday of King Bhumipol Adulyadej.


The National Park is located in the forest mountains around the lake Khao Laem in the districts ( Amphoe ) Thong Pha Phum and Sangkhla Buri about 340 kilometers northwest of Bangkok. The area is crossed by the highway 323. Among the special attractions in the region has about the longest wooden bridge in Thailand north of the National Park in the village Wang Ka the northeast of the park at the Thung Yai strictly protected wildlife reserve Naresuan borders.

Flora and Fauna

The vegetation of the hilly national park consists of deciduous mixed forest, evergreen forest on hills and dry evergreen forest. The park is a refuge for rare large animals, such as a Tiger Style, the Asian elephant, the gaur, the Sambar, the muntjac dar.