TaPhraya - Klang Dong Ranger Station View Point

14 Jun 2009 21:07 - 17 May 2013 13:50 #51 by
Ta praya National Park is close to Pang Sida National Park and is part of Phanom Dong Rak Mountain Range located in the eastern side lying towards the west. It covers 2 provinces, that is, Sa Kaeo and Burirum Provinces. Ta Phraya National Park can be reached by driving along National Highway No.33, passing through Sakaeo province and Wattana Nakhon district. After reaching Aranyaprathet district, turn left onto National Highway No.27. You will see the new park headquarters on the left hand side of the road before the road starts to ascend through the pass.

This track is the trail from a ranger station up to a hill top to view the surrounding area. The road to the Klang Dong ranger station (which has accommodation) can be accessed through the rear of the Ta Phraya National Park Headquarters and is a 13 km laterite track (no 4WD necessary).

Important facts

Length of trail :: 7 km (3.5 km each way)
Hiking time :: 4 to 5 hours (includes return)
Difficulty level :: moderate (scale : easy, moderate, hard, ouch)
Terrain :: Mixed Evergreen and decid'

Minimum essentials :: 1.5 L water, sugar source, dehyd salts (in rainy season)

Key to the trail

Ranger station - start point
Water Point = water collection point on the trail (collection baffle for the ranger station)
View 1 = view across the valley
View 2 = views and odd rock formations in the plateau side


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27 Jul 2009 13:22 - 16 Jul 2012 18:10 #93 by Trekker
GPS track is here for the Klang Dong Ranger Station, Ta Phraya National Park is here .............

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