Ubolratana Dam or Phong Nip Dam
Ubolratana Dam or Phong Nip Dam built across the Nam Phong River, the dam was completed in 1964. Ubolratana dam plays significant roles in generating electricity, fishery, irrigation, flood prevention, transportation,
and recreation for the people of Khon Kaen.The beautiful lake over the dam is a nice area Maha Rattana Chedi Si Trai Lokkathat for relaxing as restaurants, accommodation, park, and boat rental service and golf course are available. For more information, call the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Ubolratana Dam office at Tel. 0 4344 6231.
To get there: From Amphoe Mueang Khon Kaen, take Highway No. 2 (route to Udon Thani province) for about 26 kilometres. At between Km. 470-471, turn left at the T-junction onto Highway No. 2109. Then, go straight for
another 24 kilometres for the Dam. The total distance from Amphoe Mueang Khon Kaen is 50 kilometres.