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Khao Yai National Park to reopen to tourists from July

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Khao Yai National Park, which is set to reopen to tourists from July 1, has regenerated well during the time it has been closed to help contain the Covid-19 pandemic, park director Maj Narin Pinsakul said on Tuesday. Maj Narin said the Khao Yai National Park is now ready to welcome tourists. Full […]Read More

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127 National Parks of Thailand to reopen on July 1st

Many of Thailand’s 127 national parks are to reopen, either fully or partially, as of July 1st, after three months of closure. Mr. Jongklai Worapongsathorn, deputy director-general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, said today (Friday) that 64 parks, including Khao Yai in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, will be […]Read More

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“Green Passports” for National Parks Visitors

BANGKOK, Dec 21 (TNA) – The Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has launched the “Green Passport” campaign to encourage national park visitors to create cleanliness and help preserve environment. One million “Green Heart Passport” books will be distributed from the upcoming New Year onwards in a bid to persuade parks visitors to […]Read More

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Dinosaur footprints found in Sakhon Nakhon national park

About a dozen footprints, from what is believed to have been a Theropod dinosaur, which existed on Earth about 140 million years ago, have recently been found embedded in stone in the Phu Pha Lek national park in Kud Bak district of Thailand’s northeastern province of Sakhon Nakhon. Park chief, Mr. Rangsan Laopa, said today […]Read More

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Tourists urged to help reduce garbage

BANGKOK, Oct 30 (TNA) – The Department of Health has urged tourists to help cut the number of garbage at tourists sites as last year’s figures show Khao Yai national park recorded the highest amount of waste during the New Year holiday. The department’s deputy director-general, Danai Theewanda said that according to the information of […]Read More

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Dept plans marine parks e-ticketing to curb visitors

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) says it is to introduce an e-ticketing system at marine locations to regulate visitors and prevent corruption. “There will no longer be walk-in tourists at top marine park destinations soon. The e-tickets will serve as a department tool to control and limit the number of […]Read More

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PM wants Tham Luang to be upgraded as national park

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha wants the Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non forest park in Chiang Rai province to be upgraded as a national park so it can be developed into a tourist destination. Mr Tanya Netithammakul, director-general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, said Wednesday that the prime minister […]Read More

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42 waterfalls in national parks closed temporarily

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has announced a temporary closure of 42 waterfalls in national parks across the country in wake of the looming rainy season. Spokesman of the department Mr Sompote Maneerat said Tuesday that officials at each national park were told to closely monitor water situation in the waterfalls […]Read More