Nam Phong National Park
Khon Kaen, 4014 Rural Rd, Ban Phue, Nong Ruea District, Chang Wat Khon Kaen 40240, Thailand
About Nam Phong National Park
Nam Phong national park covers parts of Ubonrat, Ban Fang, Nong Rua, Manjakiri, and Kok Po districts in Khon Kaen province; and some parts of Taen and Kaeng Kro districts in Chaiyaphum province. This 197 square kilometers park is the headwaters of several river streams including Nam Phong river which flows into Ubonrat dam lake. The are is mostly covered by the dipterocarp forest.
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