Khao Nam Khang National Park
The area of Khao Nam Khang national park covers the area of Na Thawee District and Sadao District in Songkhla Province. The forest and natural resources are abundant. There are a lot of beautiful attractions including many waterfalls. It is also the historical area as it was the location to battle with Chinese communist thieves. There are evidences for studying historical places and objects of the long battle. According to the tale, Khao Nam Khang is the high mountain and the weather here is cold throughout the year. In the past, local people that had been to the peak of this mountain saw flakes of dew on the grass. The pattern of the flakes was similar to the spider’s web. The dew was still on the grass at noon. This is different condition from other mountains. Therefore, this mountain is called “Khao Nam Khang”, meaning “the dew mountain”. This mountain faces a long period of heavy rain and monsoon throughout the year. The rainy season is from May to January and the summer time is from February to April. The wildlife discovered here are wild boars, bears, antelopes, mountain goats, short-tailed monkeys, gibbons, tapirs, black tigers, chevrotains, palm civets, turtles, iguanas, hornbills,great arguses, pheasants, partridges, peacocks, hill mynas, and magpies. Travelling by car The first route: From Muang District of Songkhla Province, use Songkhla-Na Thawee Road to PhaChing Intersection in Jana District. The distance is about 35 kilometers. Then turn right to Jana District and then Na Thawee District for 24 kilometers. From Na Thawee, you will pass Baan SatornTrijunction and Baan Na Prang and then arrive at Khao Nam Khang National Park for 27 kilometers. The total area is 86 kilometers. The second route: From Hat Yai to KlongWah Intersection on Hat Yai-Sadao Road. It is 57 kilometers to Sadao District. Then you will pass Baan Muang, Baan KohMee, and SamnakTaew Sub-District and then arrive at Khao Nam Khang National Parkfor 27 kilometers. The total distance is 84 kilometers. Admission fee is 100 bath for adults and 50 bath for children.