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60 Thai national parks reopen to visitors from August 2021

Another 95 national parks remain temporarily closed under the 2021 annual seasonal closure of attractions that normally takes place during the rainy season.

Bangkok, 19 August, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to announce that the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) has reopened 60 of its 155 national parks nationwide starting from this month until further notice.

Mr. Thanya Netithammakul, DNP Director General, said in the official announcement that the reopening of national parks would help minimise the impact of the COVID-19 restrictions for local businesses and communities around the parks.

However, he stated that parks are allowed to reopen under the conditions that strict public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection are in place.

According to the DNP, below is the list of national parks that are open to visitors as of 18 August, 2021. This may change without prior notice, so travellers are recommended to revisit the list regularly updated by the National Park Office via this link, or its Facebook page: National Parks of Thailand.

CENTRAL REGION

Kanchanaburi

Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park – open with some closed attractions

Sai Yok National Parkopen normally

Thong Pha Phum National Park – open with some closed attractions

Prachuap Khiri Khan

Ao Siam National Park open with some closed attractions

Kaeng Krachan National Park – open with some closed attractions

Namtok Huai Yang National Park open with some closed attractions

Ratchaburi

Chaloem Phrakiat Thai Prachan National Park – open normally

EASTERN REGION

Chanthaburi

Khao Khitchakut National Park – open with some closed attractions

Namtok Phlio National Park – open with some closed attractions

Khao Sip Ha Chan National Park – open with some closed attractions

Rayong

Khao Laem Ya-Mu Ko Samet National Park – open normally

Trat

Namtok Khlong Kaeo National Park – open normally

NORTHERN REGION

Chiang Mai

Doi Suthep-Pui National Park – open with some closed attractions

Chiang Rai

Khun Chae National Park – open with some closed attractions

Kamphaeng Phet

Khlong Lan National Park – open with some closed attractions

Khlong Wang Chao National Park – open with some closed attractions

Mae Wong National Park – open with some closed attractions

Lampang

Mae Wa National Park – open normally

Lamphun

Doi Khun Tan National Park – open normally

Mae Hong Son

Tham Pla-Namtok Pha Suea National Park – open with some closed attractions

Nan

Doi Phu Kha National Park – open with some closed attractions

Khun Nan National Park – open normally

Tham Sa Koen (Sa Koen Cave) – open normally

Nanthaburi National Park – open normally

Phayao

Mae Puem National Park – open normally

NORTHEASTERN REGION

Chaiyaphum

Pa Hin Ngam National Park – open with some closed attractions

Sai Thong National Park – open normally

Tat Ton National Park – open normally

Phu Laen Kha National Park – open normally

Khon Kaen

Namphong National Park – open with some closed attractions

Phu Wiang National Park open with some closed attractions

Loei

Phu Ruea National Park – open normally

Phu Suan Sai National Park – open with some closed attractions

Nakhon Ratchasima

Khao Yai National Park – open with some closed attractions

Sakhon Nakhon

Phu Pha Lek National Park – open normally

Phu Phan National Park – open normally

Phu Pha Yon National Park – open normally

Pha Taem National Park – open normally

SOUTHERN REGION

Chumphon

Mu Ko Chumphon National Park – open with some closed attractions

Krabi

Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park – open normally

Khao Phanom Bencha National Park – open with some closed attractions

Mu Ko Lanta National Park – open with some closed attractions

Than Bok Khorani National Park – open normally

Nakhon Si Thammarat

Khao Luang National Park – open with some closed attractions

Khao Nan National Park – open normally

Namtok Si Khit National Park – open normally

Namtok Yong National Park – open with some closed attractions

Phang-Nga

Ao Phang-Nga National Park – open normally

Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park – open normally

Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park – open with some closed attractions

Si Phang-Nga National Park – open normally

Phuket

Sirinat National Park – open normally

Satun

Mu Ko Phetra National Park – open with some closed attractions

Tarutao National Marine Park – open with some closed attractions

Thale Ban National Park – open normally

Surat Thani

Khao Sok National Park – open with some closed attractions

Khlong Phanom National Park – open with some closed attractions

Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park – open normally

Than Sadet-Ko Pha-Ngan National Park – open normally

Trang

Hat Chao Mai National Park – open with some closed attractions

Thailand currently has a total of 155 national parks. Of these, another 95 national parks are temporarily closed under the 2021 annual seasonal closure of attractions that normally takes place during the rainy season.

While visiting national parks, TAT would like to remind all travellers to continue with the D-M-H-T-T-A precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19: – Distancing, – Mask wearing, – Handwashing, – Temperature check, – Testing for COVID-19, and A – alert application.

For regular updates on the tourism-related COVID-19 situation in Thailand, visit the TAT Newsroom via www.tatnews.org; Facebook (tatnews.org); and Twitter (Tatnews_Org).

For additional information and assistance relating to Thailand’s tourism, contact the TAT Contact Centre 1672 or Tourist Police 1155.

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