Posted on: 24th February 2016
Na Yung-Nam Som National Park is located in Nam Som District of Udon Thani province where three provinces Udon Thani, Loei, and Nong Khai meet. Na Yung – Nam Som National Park was given the status of a national park in December of 1975. Na Yung-Nam Som National Park’s mountainous region is home to various mountain ranges that vary between 200-500 meters in elevation.
Most of the rocks found in this region are made up of sandstone and the highest peak is Phu Ya-u which stands at 588 meters. The National Park is rich in green cover mainly consisting of evergreen and mixed deciduous forests and is also the region’s main source of rivers and streams like Huai Nam Som and Huai Tat Ton.
Na Yung-Nam Som National Park Attractions
Yung Thong Waterfall: This is three-tiered waterfall with a pond where visitors can have a swim; situated amidst lush trees and other flora unique to the national park, this place is a must-visit. It sits on the ridge of Mount Phu Phan and Mount Phu Ya U and is about 500 meters away from the national park’s headquarters.
Pha Daeng Scenery Viewpoint: It is located 1500 meters from the park’s headquarters along the trail to Yung Thong Waterfall. It is a situated on a sandstone slope cliff from where a splendid view of the lower region can be observed.
Than Thip Waterfall: It is considered a better option than Yung Thong Waterfall despite the fact that it is out of the way and is tucked away deeper in the forest. This is also a three tier waterfall with well maintained trails and steps that lead to the upper tiers.
Opening Time: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Admission Fee: 20-80 Baht/ adult and 10-40 Baht/child
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