Khuean Srinagarindra National Park
|Khuean Srinagarindra National Park|
Park location in Thailand
|Location||Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand|
|Area||1,532 km2 (592 sq mi)|
|Governing body||Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation|
Khuean Srinagarindra National Park (Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติเขื่อนศรีนครินทร์), also known as Si Nakharin National Park, is a national park in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. The park, centred on the Srinagarind Reservoir, is part of the Western Forest Complex protected area.
Khuean Srinagarindra National Park is 105 kilometres (65 mi) northwest of Kanchanaburi town in Sai Yok, Si Sawat and Thong Pha Phum districts. The park's area is 1,532 square kilometres (592 sq mi).
Khuean Srinagarindra's most popular attraction is Huay Mae Khamin waterfall, a waterfall of seven levels which eventually flows to the Khwae Yai River. The waterfall's source is in the mountains in the east of the park. Other park waterfalls include Pha Sawan and Pha Tat.
The park contains numerous cave systems. The 150 metres (490 ft) long Tham Sawan features prehistoric cave paintings. Tham Neramit is dome-like in appearance and features stalactites and stalagmites. Tham Phra Prang, also featuring stalactites and stalagmites, hosts a Buddha image inside. Other caves include Tham Nam Mut and Tham Phra Kho.
Flora and fauna
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