Khun Phawo National Park is located at Baan Nong Luang Moo 3 Sam Meun District, along the Mae Ramad – Baan Tak Highway. It is around 18 kilometers from Mae Ramad district, covering an area of 380 square kilometers. Formerly known as Mae Kaesa National Park, and now renamed as Khun Phawo National Park.
This is the new national park with total area of 380 square kilometers. Intitially, the park was called Mae Gasa National Park, but later changed to Khun Phawo National Park to honor Warrior Phawo, Karen soldier who was appointed as the head of customhouse in the period of the Taksin. He fought with invaders and sacrificed himself to save the town.
The landscape is filled with complex mountain ranges and is very fertile with various types of forests. The climate is highly influenced by the wind from Andaman sea, resulting in humid weather in rainy season and cold temperature in winter. Even in summer, the weather is still cool with average temperature of 21 degree celcius throughout the year. Facilitites include guesthouses and campground area.
Khun Phawo National Park
Location: Baan Nong Luang Moo 3 Sam Meun District, Tak 20140 Thailand