Doi Wiang Pha National Park
Doi Wiang Pha National Park covers and area of 583 square kilometres in Amphoe Chai Prakan and Fang, Chiang Mai province and Amphoe Mae Suai, Chiang Rai province. The National Park is in the consideration process of being one of the Thailand’s national park.
The National Park features rugged mountain range. “Doi Wiang Pha” is the highest peak with 1.834 metres high.
Rainy season is from May to October. Summer is from March to Apr! and winter season is November to February, which is proper for visiting.
Flora and fauna
Mixed deciduous forest, deciduous dipterocarp forest and evergreen forest blankets the National Park with various plants such as Tectona grands, Dipterocaipus alatus, Pterocarpus macrocarpus, Mechelia floribunda, Pinus merkusii including various kinds of Moss, Fern and Orchids. The National Park is home to wildlife such as Common Muntjak, Wild Boar, Serow, Porcupine, Siamese Hare, Palm Civet, Treeshrew, Macaque and Squirrel, as well as various kinds of birds such as White-rumped Shama, Dove, Hawk and Red Junglefowl.
Huai Sai Khao Waterfall
♦ Huai Sai Khao Waterfall, a small waterfall, is located far from the National Park Office only 300 metres. The 3 level fall originates from Huai Sai Khao.
♦ Doi Wiang Pha Waterfall, a medium waterfall, is located far from the National Park Office only 8 kilometres. The waterfall is 18 metres high.
Mae Fang Luang Waterfall
♦ Mae Fang Luang Waterfall, a medium waterfall, is 10 metres high.
Doi Wiang Pha Viewpoint
♦ Doi Wiang Pha Viewpoint, offers spectacular natural scenery.
Doi Wiang Pha National Park Map