Phu Chong-Na Yoi National Park

The Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ ภู จอง นาย อย ) is a national park in Thailand. It is located in the northeast region of the country, on the border with Laos and Cambodia and was appointed on 1 June 1987 to 53 national park of Thailand.


The National Park covers an area of ​​428 750 Rai ( 686 km ²), it lies in the districts ( Amphoe ) Buntharik, Na Chaluai, Nam Yuen of Ubon Ratchathani province. The park is partially crossed by the Phanom - Dangrek mountain range. The terrain consists of sandstone and laterite.


As in almost all other parts of the country there are also three seasons: the rainy, winter and summer seasons.

  • Summer: March to May
  • Rain: June to November
  • Winter: December to February

Flora and Fauna

The area of ​​Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park is covered to about 75 % of forests, for the most part by evergreen forests, but also mixed and dry dipterocarp forests before coming.


  • Krabak Tree ( Anisoptera costata ) ( Thai: กระบาก )
  • Hopea odorata
  • Burma Padauk ( Pterocarpus macrocarpus )
  • Shorea obtusa, Shorea siamensis, Shorea roxburghii
  • Dipterocarpus alatus, Dipterocarpus obtusifolius, Dipterocarpus tuberculatus
  • Thai rosewood tree ( Dalbergia cochinchinensis )
  • Mueat Khon ( Helicia sp.)


  • Fahnendrongo ( Dicrurus macrocercus )
  • Hair bird ( Pycnonotus aurigaster )
  • Hair bird ( Pycnonotus blanfordi )
  • Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

The national park is always of illegal logging of precious " Rosewood " ( Thai พะยูง, phayung ) affected. State officials and police are suspected (mainly from neighboring Cambodia) to cooperate with the lumberjack gangs.


  • Huai Luang Waterfall
  • Praown - Raor Waterfall