Mae Charim National Park

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Mae Charim National Park
อุทยานแห่งชาติแม่จริม
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Mae Charim National Park
Map showing the location of Mae Charim National Park
Location within Thailand
Location Thailand
Nearest city Nan
Coordinates 18°36′N 100°58′E / 18.600°N 100.967°E / 18.600; 100.967Coordinates: 18°36′N 100°58′E / 18.600°N 100.967°E / 18.600; 100.967
Area 432 km²
Established 1961

Mae Charim National Park (Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติแม่จริม), also known as Mae Jarim,[1] is a protected area in the Luang Prabang Range, Nan Province, Northern Thailand. The Wa River, a popular river for white water rafting between July and December, flows through the park area.[2] The park was established in 1961. Mae Charim National Park is part of the Luang Prabang montane rain forests ecoregion.[3]

1,652 m high Doi Khun Lan is the highest peak within the park perimeter.[4] There are said to be yetis in the area.[5]

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