Kaeng Krung National Park
|Kaeng Krung National Park|
|Location||Surat Thani Province, Thailand|
|Nearest city||Surat Thani|
Kaeng Krung National Park (Thai: แก่งกรุง) is a national park in southern Thailand, protecting 541 km² of forests within the Phuket mountain range. It was declared a national park on December 4, 1990.
The park is located in the northwest of Surat Thani Province, covering area of the districts Tha Chana, Chaiya, Tha Chang and Vibhavadi. The territory consists of two mountain chains, with the highest elevation the Khao Sung at 849 m above sea level. The northern part drains via the Khlong Sa toward the Lang Suan River, while the south drains via the Khlong Yan to the Phum Duang River.
The wildlife of the park include elephants, bears, gaurs, tapirs, tiger, several monkey species as well as many bird species.