Hua Hin National Parks

Kaeng Krachan and Sam Roi Yot National Parks

Both parks are located close by to Hua Hin.

Khao Sam Roi Yot (means three hundred peaks) - it is Thailand's first marine national park. Located 35 miles south of Hua Hin, between Pranburi and Kuiburi, the park opened in 1966 and preserves some of the country's finest shoreline habitat, including sprawling marshes filled with water fowl. More than 200 bird species have been sighted in the nearly 100-square-kilometer park, along with monitor lizards, mongooses, deer and goat-antelope. There is also chance to spot a horne (pictured on the left).

Kaeng Krachan National Park was established in 1981, the 28th National Park in Thailand. It is the largest national park in Thailand, with 1,821,875 rai (2,915 square kilometers) of forest in the watersheds of the Phetchaburi and Pranburi rivers. It includes portions of Amphur Nong Ya Plong, Amphur Kaeng Krachan, and Amphur Tha Yang in Phetchaburi Province and of Amphur Hua Hin in Prachuab Khiri Khan Province. The Kaeng Krachan area includes a reservoir lake, beautifual scenery, waterfalls, caves, mountains.It is almost entirely covered with evergreen forest, which supports ecologically, economically and scientifically valuable plants and animals, including many wild elephants. The park is an excellent place for recreation and education, and it is carefully protected.

Kaen Krachan National Park map
1.Headquarters
2.Kaeng Krachan district
3.Kaeng Krachan dam lake
4.Panoen Thung camp (km. 30)
5.Panoen Thung peak (1207 meters)
6.Thor Thip waterfall
7.KU camp (rafting start point)
8.Petchaburi river
9.Pong Luek Karen village
10.Mhuang Kao
11.Pranburi river
12.Pa-La-U waterfall
13.Gulf of Thailand

Contact
Kaeng Krachan National Park Amphur Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi 76170


Sam Roi Yot National Park map
1.Headquarters
2.Khao Daeng
3.Ban Kung Ta Nod
4.Tham Sai (Sai cave)
5.Tham Phraya Nakorn (Paraya Nakorn cave)
6.Ban Bang Poo
7.Tham Kaeo (Kaeo cave)
8.Satta Kood island
9.Nom Sao island
10.Rum island
11.Sam Roi Yot field

Contact
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Tambon Khao Dang, Amphoe Kui Buri Prachuap Khiri Khan province 77150 Phone 032-603 571