Western Forest Complex
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Protected areas > Khlong Lan National Park

Waterfalls are main attraction of Khlong Lan, which is the last forest complex in the Kamphaeng Phet province.


Created on December 25, 1982 as the 44th national park of Thailand.

Geography and Climate

The park is rugged and hilly, and is covered by fertile forest. Each mountain connects to Khun Khlong Lan, with 1439 meters the highest peak of the park. It is also a watershed for many fields of Ping river. The weather is pleasant all year round.

Flora and Fauna

Teak and bamboo are the dominant tree species. Common wildlife include sambar deer, barking deer, wild pig, macaque, squirrel and many species of birds.

What to See

Khlong Lan Waterfall - close to the park headquarters this 95-meter high waterfall is the most scenic of the park waterfalls. The water begins its flow from the Khlong Lan canal in Khlong Suan Mak mountain range. The five mountain creeks eventually merge and fall over the limestone cliff. At the base of the fall, the water is collected in a large pool before dropping another 100 meters. During the warm season, swimming in this pool is a a great way of cooling down.

Klong Nam Lai Waterfall - located 25 kilometers from the park headquarters, it has 9 levels, each with its own pool.

Kaeng Ko Roi - located on Um Phang - Khlong Lan road, at Ban Pong Ron along the road . The rapid is formed by Khlong Suan Mak, which comprises stream, prominence and beach; surrounded by valleys.

Klong Suan Mak - a creek suitable for rafting and canoeing

What to Do

Trekking, birdwatching, swimming, caving, rafting, canoeing, kayaking.


Headquarters - accommodation, restaurant, grocery store, visitors center, parking


Bungalows with fan and hot water sleeping 2 people are located at the headquarters.


By car off highway 1 in the Kamphaeng Phet province along route 1117.

More information

Department of National Parks - Khlong Lan page - more detailed information on attractions, accommodation, online reservations, facilities etc.
Map of Khlong Lan National Park

Wild plants - infinite variety of colours and fragrances Mystic fog - the breath of jungle Beautiful waterfalls - source of water for Thailand One of the last habitats of beasts of prey Abundant Wildlife Colourful blossoms - endless inspiration


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

The project is funded by the Government of the Czech Republic (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and conducted with support of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department (DNP), Thai Ecotourism and Adventure Travel Association (TEATA), Foundation of Western Forest Complex Conservation (FWFCC) and Tourism Promotion Society of Kanchanaburi (TSK). For more information write to us at info[at]westernforest[dot]org. Webdesign and photographs by David Kučera. Translation to Thai by Kris Dhiradityakul.

National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department