Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Thailand’s national parks returning to usual open/closed schedules

Bangkok, updated on 21 July, 2022.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to advise that accessibility to Thailand’s national parks- in terms of their open/closed status – is now returning to the usual pre-pandemic schedules with visitors once again being able to enjoy their natural beauty and abundant flora and fauna.

The status of national parks – whether they are open, closed or partially-open – is again now based on the annual monsoon season and other annual factors, such as weather conditions.

Visitors should note that guidelines and rules for visiting the national parks have been adjusted to the new normal situation, and they should strictly abide by these for the health and safety of everyone.

And that there is now a ban on the bringing into and use of single-use plastics and foam containers at any of the 155 national parks in Thailand. Plastic food containers, plastic glasses, plastic straws, plastic spoons and forks, plastic packaging, such as plastic handles, and foam containers – essentially any item that is used one time and then thrown away – is prohibited with a maximum fine for violations of up to 100,000 Baht under the National Parks Act B.E. 2562 (2019).

As of 21 July, 2022, the National Park’s Office on its Facebook page: National Parks of Thailand lists 138 national parks as open, of the 155 nationwide.

The following list of national parks and their current opening/closed/partially-opened status is subject to change without prior notice. As such, travellers are recommended to keep a frequent watch on the list regularly updated by the National Park’s Office via this link, or by going to the Facebook page: National Parks of Thailand.

Kindly note that this update presents the list of national parks region-by-region (Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern), province-by-province, and in alphabetical order.

CENTRAL REGION

Kanchanaburi

Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Erawan National Park – Open.

Khao Chang Phueak hiking trail – Closed.

Khao Kamphaeng hiking trail – Closed.

Khao Khiao – Khao Yai hiking trail (Son Nok Wua) – Closed.

Khao Laem National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Khliti Waterfall – Open.

Khuean Srinagarindra National Park – Open.

Lam Khlong Ngu National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Namtok Pha Taek hiking trail Open and will be closed from 1 May 2022 until further notice.

Nang Khruan Waterfall – Open.

Sai Yok National Park – Open.

Srinakarin Dam – Open.

Tham Nok Nang En – Open and will be closed from 1 May 2022 until further notice.

Tham Sao Hin – Closed.

Tham Yai, Tham Namtok, Tham World Cup – Closed.

Thong Pha Phum National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Nakhon Nayok

Haew Narok Waterfall – Open.

Sarika Waterfall – Open.

Phetchaburi

Kaeng Krachan National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities from 1 August to 31 October 2022.

Prachuap Khiri Khan

Ao Siam National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Bueng Bua Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park – Closed.

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Kui Buri National Park – Open.

Hat Wanakon National Park – Open.

Namtok Huai Yang National Park – Closed and will reopen from 1 July 2022.

Ratchaburi

Chaloem Phrakiat Thai Prachan National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Saraburi

Namtok Chet Sao Noi National Park – Open.

Namtok Sam Lan National Park – Closed and will reopen from 1 July 2022.

Suphan Buri

Phu Toei National Park – Open some closed attractions or activities.

EASTERN REGION

Chanthaburi

Khao Khitchakut National Park – Open.

Namtok Phlio National Park – Open.

Khao Sip Ha Chan National Park – Open.

Prachin Buri

Kaeng Hin Phoeng Waterfall – Open.

Takro Waterfall – Open.

Thap Lan National Park – Open.

Rayong

Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park – Open.

Khao Laem Ya-Mu Ko Samet National Park – Open.

Sa Kaeo

Pang Sida National Park – Open.

Ta Phraya National Park – Open with some closed overnight stay and camping.

Trat

Mu Ko Chang National Park – Open.

Namtok Khlong Kaeo National Park – Open.

NORTHERN REGION

Chiang Mai

Doi Pha Hom Pok – Open with Mon Sone Viewpoint closed from 10 March 2022 until further notice.

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park – Open. Doi Pui Campground closed will reopen 1 November 2022.

Doi Inthanon National Park – Open. Kio Mae Pan will be closed from 1 June 2022 until 31 October 2022.

Doi Wiang Pha National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 October 2022.

Huai Nam Dang National Park – Open and will be closed 1 May 2022 until 30 September 2022.

Khun Khan National Park – Open.

Mae Takhrai National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Mae Tho National Park – Open.

Mae Wang National Park – Open.

Namtok Buatong-Namphu Chet Si – Open.

Op Khan National Park – Closed.

Op Luang National Park – Open. Nam Tok Mae Tia will be closed 1 July 2022 until 30 September 2022. and Lan Nam Mae Cham Campground will be closed 1 September 2022 until 31 October 2022.

Pha Daeng National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Pha Dok Sieo Nature Trail – Closed.

Si Lanna National Park – Open. Doi Mon Lan will be closed from 1 April 2022 until 30 September 2022. Nam Tok Mon Hin will be closed 1 July 2022 until 30 September 2022.

Suan Son – Open.

Chiang Rai

Doi Luang National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Khun Chae National Park – Open.

Lam Nam Kok National Park – Open.

Phu Chi Fa National Park – Open.

Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 October 2022.

Kamphaeng Phet

Khlong Lan National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Khlong Wang Chao National Park – Open.

Mae Wong National Park – Open.

Lampang

Chae Son National Park – Open.

Doi Chong National Park – Open.

Khelang Banphot National Park – Open.

Mae Wa National Park – Open.

Tham Pha Thai National Park – Open.

Lamphun

Doi Khun Tan National Park – Closed and will reopen 21 June 2022.

Mae Ping National Park – Open and will be closed from 1 July 2022 until 30 September 2022.

Mae Hong Son

Mae Ngao National Park – Open.

Mae Sariang National Park – Open.

Namtok Mae Surin National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 July 2022.

Salawin National Park – Open.

Tham Pla-Namtok Pha Suea National Park – Open. Pang Ung Closed and will reopen 1 July 2022.

Nan

Doi Phu Kha National Park – Open.

Khun Nan National Park – Open.

Khun Sathan National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 June 2022.

Mae Charim National Park – Open.

Tham Sa Koen (Sa Koen Cave) National Park – Open.

Nanthaburi National Park – Open.

Si Nan National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 June 2022. Doi Samoe Dao and Pha Hua Sing will reopen 1 October 2022.

Phayao

Doi Phu Nang National Park – Open.

Mae Puem National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Mae Puem Reservoir – Open.

Phu Sang National Park – Open.

Phetchabun

Khao Kho National Park – Open.

Nam Nao National Park – Open and will be close from 1 June 2022 until 31 August 2022. 

Tat Mok National Park – Open and will be close from 1 July 2022 until 30 December 2022. 

Phitsanulok

Khwae Noi National Park – Open.

Namtok Chat Trakan National Park – Open.

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 July 2022.

Thung Salaeng Luang National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities.

Phrae

Doi Pha Klong National Park – Open.

Mae Yom National Park – Open.

Wiang Kosai National Park – Open.

Sukhothai

Ramkhamhaeng National Park – Open from 1 May 2022 until further notice.

Si Satchanalai National Park – Open from 1 April 2022 until further notice.

Tak

Doi Soi Malai National Park – Open.

Khun Phawo National Park – Open.

Lan Sang National Park – Open.

Mae Moei National Park – Open.

Namtok Pha Charoen National Park – Closed and will reopen 1 July 2022.

Taksin Maharat National Park – Open.

Uttaradit

Lam Nam Nan National Park – Open.

Phu Soi Dao National Park – Open with some closed attractions or activities. Lan Son will open all tourist sites and accommodation from 1 July 2022 until further notice.

Ton Sak Yai National Park – Open. Phu Miang Peak closed and will open from 1 August 2022.

NORTHEASTERN REGION

Chaiyaphum

Pa Hin Ngam National Park – Open.

Phu Laen Kha National Park – Closed and will reopen from 1 October…

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