Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

We are trying to create a nearly complete list of species of Thailand. On our website you will see lists of 993 bird, 259 mammal, 200 reptile and 80 amphibian species.

Since there is not much national park specific data available, most of the data we collect are from personal observations from professionals we find on web.

Please let us know about your own observations.

Welcome to the Thai National Parks

There are 127 national parks across Thailand, of them 22 marine national parks. While some of the parks are very popular and easily accessible tourist destinations, others are a paradise for people who want to enjoy the nature in peace due to lack of public transportation services.

Other national Parks

  • Doi Suthep-Pui National Park

    Situated 16km from Chiang Mai City, it is known for it's temples, waterfalls, caves and viewpoints.

  • Erawan National Park

    Covering an area of 550 km² in western Thailand, it is located in the Tenasserim Hills, Kanchanaburi Province, Amphoe Si Sawat in the tambon Tha Kradan.

  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

    Located in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, it is the first marine national park of Thailand.

  • Kui Buri National Park

    Covering an area of 969 sq km within Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Kui Buri National Park it is famous for it's wild elephant and gaurs.

  • Mae Wong National Park

    Covering 894 sq km, Mae Wong is situated in West Thailand. It is a great destination for birders and trekkers, one of few places in Thailand where tigers still exists in wild.

  • Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park

    An archipelago of 42 islands covering 102 km² at the shore of the Surat Thai Province in the Gulf of Thailand.

  • Mu Ko Similan National Park

    Similand Islands are a group of islands in Phang Nga Province 70km off the coast at Andaman Sea, covering an area of 70sqkm.

  • Mu Ko Surin National Park

    Established as a national park in 1981, Surin Islands are an archipelago of five islands in Phang Nga Province 55km off the coast at Andaman Sea on the oceanic border of Burma.

  • Pang Sida National Park

    Covering 844km² at Sa Kaeo Province, Pang Sida was declared as a national park in 1982, it lies within the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex.

Khao Yai National Park

Best time to visit the national parks

With the rainy season in mind most people heading to Thailand tries to find an answer about what time of the year is best for a trip. For most people, who only care about the beaches, wild full-moon parties, swimming and diving the choice is quite obvious; around November to April, maybe a bit into May. But how about visiting the national parks?

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Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park


Blue-banded kingfisher (male)

Blue-banded kingfisher (male)