Khlong Tron National Park, Thailand

The National Park covers an area of 518.79 square kilometres in Amphoe Thong Saen Khan and Amphoe Nam Pat, Uttaradit. It was established in 2003 and offers natural scenery of waterfalls, caves cliffs, plants, mammals and birds and also it is easy to access.

The National Park features rugged mountain range, comprising mountain of Khao Phu Miang, Khao Khwam Ruea, Khao Ngai Ruea, Khao Sam Liam, Khao Thanon, Khao Mai Pha, Khao Tak Bon, Khao Nam Yoi, Khao Phak Khuang, Khao Chan.The Phu Miang mountain, the highest peak, is 1,500 metres high above sea level. It gave birth to the main tributaries of Mae Nam Nan.

Summer season is from March to April, the highest temperature is 42.6 degrees Celsius and the lowest is 12.9 degrees Celsius. Winter season is from October to February. Mean rainfall occurs in rainy season.

Flora and fauna
Mixed deciduous forest, deciduous dipterocarp and evergreen forest blankets the National Park with various plants such as Invingia malayana, Hopea ferrea, Anisoptera costata, Tetrameles nudiflora, Dipterocarpus alatus, Phyllanthus emblica, Michelia floribunda, Tectona grandis, Xylia xylocarpa, Pterocarpus macrocarpus, Lagerstroemia calyculata, Vitex pinnata, Terminalia chebula, Shorea obtusa, D. tuberculatus, Lagerstroemia venusta and Cratoxylum maingayi includes Lithocarpus spp. It is home to wildlife including Asiatic Black Bear, Serow, Slow Loris, Common Muntjak, Mouse Deer, Common Wild Boar, Clouded Leopard, Fishing Cat, Palm Civet, Siamese Hare, Mongoose, Black Giant Squirrel, Treeshrew and Porcupine. Different kinds of birds such as Silver Pheasant, Blue-winged Pitta, Richardûs Pipit, Thick-billed Pigeon, Spotted Dove and Parrot.

  • Khlong Tron Waterfall, originating from Huai Khlong Tron, consists of 2 waterfalls; The 4 level fall with 20 metres high and the second waterfall with 30 metres high. The falls can be reach by walk only.
  • Huai Sai Waterfall, one level waterfall, originates from Huai Sai. It is 35 metres high. The waterfall can be reach by walk only.
  • Phu Miang Waterfall originating from Huai Miang, is located in the between of Bang Kham Pom village and Huai Khom village. With a height of 30-45 metres, the 11level waterfall is far from both villages for 2 kilometres. It is accessible on foot only.
  • Huai Khom Waterfall is located in Ban Huai Khom, Amphoe Nam Pat. It consists of 3 waterfalls; a 11 level waterfall with its height of 15 metres, the 2-level waterfall with its height of 15 metres and a 1-level waterfall with its height of 20 metres. It is accessible on foot only.
  • Huai Nian Waterfall, originating from Huai Sap (Huai Nian) is located in the middle of Huai Sap. With its height of 5 metres, the 3 level waterfall is reach only on foot and far from Huai Nian village for a 3 kilometres distance.
  • Pha Phu Miang, one of the beautiful cliffs, is a large one. From there, visitors can see spectacular panorama of whole 2 villages (Ton Khanun village and Ban Bang Kham Pom village.) It can be reach on foot only.
  • Chan Cave, a medium cave, is located in the forestry preservation in Tambon Phak Khwai and Tambon Thong Sang Khan. The cave is 200 metres deep and 15 metres wide.
  • Wua Daeng and Suea Dao Cave. These small and narrow caves are far from Tham Chan about 200 metres. 
  • Khao Chedi, a rocky mountain, is like a pagoda-shaped mountain. It is far from Tham Chan about 500 metres.

Getting there
From Amphoe Muang, Uttaradit, take Highway No. 11 to Ban Nam Ang, Amphoe Tron and take Highway No. 1407 to Amphoe Nam Pad. Total distance is 70 kilometres.