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Suphan Buri Province, places of Interest around the Province

Krasiao Dam  With a length of 4.25 kilometres and height of 32.5 metres, this country’s longest earthen

dam is built on Krasiao Stream in Tambon Dan Chang. Its reservoir, with a maximum water storage of

240 million cubic metres, is also a major fish-breeding site. From the dam, tourists can enjoy a

picturesque view of the vast reservoir stretching to Khao Phu Toei. Papaya Salad or Somtam and

roasted chicken shops are available nearby the parking lot. For more information, call Krasiao Dam

Office at Tel. 0 3559 5120   0 3559 5120      .

Unit 1 (Phu Toei) The unit comprises a camping ground and exhibition about the forest.

Phu Toei National Park Headquarters  The headquarters is located at Ban Huai Hin Dam, Tambon Wang Yao, Amphoe Dan Chang, 12 kilometres from Unit 1.

Mountain Pine The mountain pine forest grows up naturally on the mountain range of Phu Toei 12 kilometres from Unit 1. Four-wheel drive vehicles can only go for ten kilometres and then trek to the rest.

Giant Cycad tree  The big cycad trees grow on Phu Toei Mountain, dotting around the pine mountain forest. At a height of 6-8 metres, each cycad tree is 200-300 years old.

Namtok Taphoen Khi The two-tier waterfall cascades all year round to nourish the forest and Karen village, which has settled there for over 200 years. Lush forests allow naturalists to enjoy eco tourism and adventure.

Taphoen Khi Karen Village  The drug-and-drink-free village is Buddhist. In the full moon period of the 5th lunar month, the village holds a large celebration for three days and three nights to worship Chulamani, the sacred place of worship made from sharpened bamboo at the village’s ground.

Unit 2 (Phu Krathing)  The unit is located in Ban Wang Hora of Amphoe Dan Chang. Around the unit are:

Lam Taphoen Reservoir   The large reservoir is next to the unit.

Namtok Phu Krathing  The waterfall is 7 kilometres from the unit, quite near to the reservoir.

Tham Nakhi, Tham Mi Noi, Tham Yoi Raya, and Tham Pha Yai  These caves are only two kilometres away from the headquarters.