Mae Yom National Park

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Mae Yom National Park
อุทยานแห่งชาติแม่ยม
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Mae Yom National Parkอุทยานแห่งชาติแม่ยม
Map showing the location of Mae Yom National Parkอุทยานแห่งชาติแม่ยม
Location within Thailand
Location Phrae Province, Thailand
Coordinates 18°44′45″N 100°11′45″E / 18.74583°N 100.19583°E / 18.74583; 100.19583Coordinates: 18°44′45″N 100°11′45″E / 18.74583°N 100.19583°E / 18.74583; 100.19583
Area 455 km²
Established March 1, 1986

Mae Yom National Park is a national park in Phrae Province, Thailand. The Yom River flows through the park. The land is mountainous and fertile, and there are naturally grown teak trees.[1]

Park Forests[edit]

The park is located in the mountains of the Phi Pan Nam Range, it includes sections of moist evergreen forest, hill evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest and teak forest.[1]

The site of the controversial Kaeng Suea Ten Dam on Yom River is located close to the southern edge of the park area.[2]

Animal Species[edit]

The park is home to elephant, barking deer, mountain goat, black bear, warthog and hare species.[1]

Attractions[edit]

  • Dong Sak Ngam
  • Kaeng Sua Ten
  • Lom Dong

Facilities[edit]

There is a campground and floating houses for rent on Yom river. There is also a visitor center and a grocery store.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Mae Yom on Northern Thailand National Parks
  2. ^ The Injustice Case of Kaeng Sua Ten Dam Project

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