Ob Luang National Park Chiang Mai Province
Op Luang National Park comprises 553 square
kilometers and includes spectacular scenery of a zigzagging river flowing through gorges, cliffes, caves, waterfalls and mountain terrain in Chom Thong, Hot and Mae Chaem in Chiang Mai Province. This is just south west of Op Khan on the road to Chom Thong from Chiang Mai City.
Op Luang National Park is rugged
mountains running north to south.
vegetation ecosystems are Mixed Deciduous Forest, Deciduous Dipterocarp
Forest, Evergreen Forest and Pine Forest. In the lower areas are also Bamboos, Ferns and Palms.
- The animal species to be seen here include, Tiger, Sambar Deer, Macaque, Asian Black Bear, Siamese Hare, Squirrel, Gibbon, Serow, Civet, Mongoose, Lanqur, Pangolin, Northern Treeshrew, Tree Monitor and Common Muntjack.
Tourist Attractions at Op Luang National Park
- Op Luang ''Grand Canyon'', This natural feature is in Tambon Hang Dong, Amphoe Hot, Tambon Ban Pae, and Amphoe Chom Thong and is a brethtaking steep river valley with scenic mountains in a teak forest.
- Doi (Mount) Pha Chang
- Thep Phaom Hot Spring
- Mae Cham River scenery
- Tham Tong
Tham Tu Pu
Mae Chan Waterfall
- Mae Bua Kham Waterfall
Mae Tia Waterfall (80 meter falls from a cliff)