Mae Charim National Park

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Mae Charim National Park
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
Nearest cityNan
Coordinates18°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
Area432 km²

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]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ TH010 Mae Jarim
  2. ^ "Nan Province & Nam Wa River - Sop Mang Village to Mae Charim National Park". Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  3. ^ Luang Prabang montane rain forests
  4. ^ Mae Charim National Park - Bangkok Post
  5. ^ The yetis of Northern Thailand

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