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Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park

Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park

It’s hard to believe that the area covered by a fertile forest like this was once a shelter for communist insurgents. Although there were terrifying political unrests, those conflicts turns out to benefit the dense and verdant forest of Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park. Thus when the hidden gem was revealed, tourists can admire natural beauty and get to know historical accounts simultaneously.

Location

Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park, Ban Nong Meg, Pa Rai subdistrict, Don Tan district, Mukdaharn province.

How to go

From Mukdaharn downtown, drive along the state highway No. 2277 until you reach the 24th-25th kilometer stone. Turn left and keep going for another kilometer, then you will find the Park office which is near Hin Ko Reservoir in Ban Nong Meg, Pa Rai subdistrict, Don Tan district, Mukdaharn province. The location is about 60 kilometers away from downtown.

Season

Despite scenic landscapes in every season, winter is said to be the most beautiful time of the year to pay a visit.

Facilities

Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park provides accommodations for tourists around the nation park office. To stay closer to nature, camping sites and rental tents are also available. Shower rooms, water closets and information office are ready to service.

To contact Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park, please call 04267 6472.

The area of the national park is spread across three provinces, namely Nikhom Kamsoi and Don Tan in Mukdahan province, Loeng Nok Tha in Yasothon province, as well as Chanuman in Amnat Charoen province. It covers a total area of 144,375 Rai or 321 square kilometers.

What to see at Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park

Phu Sa Dok Bua is the country’s 75th national park. The general topography is hilly with mountain ranges from the northwest to the southeast. It comprises several kinds of forests and broad rock plateaus, known by the locals as Darn. At 481 meters above the sea level, Phu Krasae is the highest among all the peaks. The average height of the other peaks is about 350-450 meters. This area is also the origin of many streams, such as Huay Tom, Huay Ka Bok, Huay Karn Leing, Huay Lam Klang, Huay Ki Lek, Huay Hin-kua, Huay Toob, and Huay Hai.