Green Attraction

Huai Nam Dang National Park

Chiang Mai

        Huai Nam Dang National Park covers an area of 180 square kilometres of Amphoe Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai and Amphoe Pai, Mae Hong Son. Most of the areas are ranged highlands. The mountain has a verdant forest, which is the source of tributaries and various streams. Attractions include:

 

        Huai Nam Dang Viewpoint or Doi Kiu Lom overlooks Doi Chiang Dao and is a superb spot to see sunrise amid cloudy valleys in the early morning.  To get there, drive along Mae Malai-Pai Road to between Km. 65-66, and then take a 6-kilometre access road to the park office.

 

        Doi Chang Viewpoint is located 20 kilometres beyond the Huai Nam Dang Viewpoint.  Only a four-wheel vehicle can make the trip. The scenic views of natural mountain ranges and early morning sea of cloud can be seen from here.

 

        Camping is possible, visitors must bring their own tents and food. For more information, Tel: 0 5324 8491, 0 5322 9636, 0 2562 0760 or www.dnp.go.th. Nearby attractions in Mae Hong Son province such as Pong Nam Ron Tha Pai (hot spring) and Namtok Mae Yen (waterfall) are worth visiting.