Khlong Lan National Park

The National Park Khlong Lan ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ คลองลาน ) is a national park in the province ( Changwat ) Kamphaeng Phet in northern Thailand.


The Khlong Lan National Park was established on December 25, 1982, making it Thailand's 44th National Park. Previously, the area was riddled with communist guerrillas and at times dominated, influenced the smaller hill tribes and tribal communities.

After the establishment of the national park, the hill tribe people were resettled as a threat to animal and plant life.


The Khlong Lan National Park is located south of Kamphaeng Phet on the highway 1117th The area has an area of ​​300 km ² and includes land in the districts ( Amphoe ) Khlong Lan and Mueang Kamphaeng Phet. Here is the last cohesive original forest area of ​​the province of Kamphaeng Phet.


The park covers a rough and hilly landscape which is covered with fertile forests. The highest point is at Khlong Khun Lan ( Thai: ขุน คลองลาน ) with 1,439 meters.


Because of the altitude, the tropical monsoonal climate is pleasant over the year. The annual mean temperature is about 23 ° C. The annual rainfall is 978 mm per year

Fauna and Flora

Species are the Sambar deer and many bird species.


The Khlong Lan Waterfall ( Thai: น้ำตก คลองลาน ) crashes on a 40 -meter-wide cliff about 100 meters in depth in a lake. Other attractions include the Khlong Nam Lai waterfalls or also called Pang Khwai, Phet Chakho, Wang Lan and Lan Khao and the rapids Kaeng Ko Roi in the far north of the park