This route is a high quality macadamized road with many fine restaurants.Nam Nao National Park covers Muang, Lom Sak and Lom Kao districts in Petchaboon, as well as Klong San district in Chaiyabhum. It is regarded as one of the most fascinating national parks in Thailand. Read more
Pha Daeng Wild Life Reserve, Lom Sak district, Petchaboon province is a beautiful natural attraction with a well-known viewpoint. From the overhanging rock viewpoint 200 meters from the parking area, it is possible to see the forest at Nam Naw and Highway 12 as it cuts through the woodland. On a clear day, you may see Kor Mountain in the distance. For flower and orchid lovers the area around Pha Daeng has some rare orchids in various colors.
For those who want to stay over, there is a camping area in Pha Daeng Wild Life Reserve Area Office but you have to bring your own food and drinks. However, most tourists like to go to stay at Nam Naow national park which is about 25 kilometers away as it is more comfortable and in the morning, you can drive to visit many interesting places in Nam Naow national park.
From Lom Sak district, take highway no.12 (Lom Sak – Khon Kaen) to Chum Pae district. At the kilometer 18.5, cross Pho Khun Pha Mueng bridge and go straight on for about 4 kilometers. At the junction, turn left to Pha Daeng Wild Life Reserve Area Office which is about three kilometers distant.
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You can camp in the area provided at Pha Daeng Wild Life Reserve Area Office or stay in Nam Naow national park which is not too far away. From Highway no.12 (Lom Sak – Khon Kaen) pass Pho Khun Pha Mueng Bridge, you will see Pha Daeng. Then turn left, go straight about 3 kilometers to arrive at Pha Daeng Wild Life Reserve Area Office.