Huay Mae Sak Waterfall
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General Information Huay Mae Sak Waterfall Forest Park located in Nam Tok Pattana Village, Moo 7; Tung Kor King Sub-district, Viang Chiang Rung District, Chiang Rai Province, situated in Pah Huay Sak National Reserved Forest and eastern Mae Kok Forest, covered the area of approximately 2,800 rais. The Royal Forest Department declared this forest park on May 8, 2002.
Topography The mountain laid from southwest towards northeast, approximately 460-963 metres above the average sea level and 30% average slope. Huay Mae Sak is a big stream in this area and the water flows throughout the year. It’s the watershed area of Huay Mae Sak Waterfall that is flowing through the area.
Flora and Fauna It’s Mixed Deciduous Forest where teak is available. Forest around the Huay Sak Waterfall is still abundant. However, it’s different in other area because the encroachment in the past. Presently the forest has been recovered.
Flora species found consist of Lagerstroemia balansae, teak, Mitragyna brunonis, Melia azedarach, Bischofia javanica, etc. Ground plants consist of bamboo species, wild banana, Spilanthes iabadicensis, Imperata cylindrica, Siam weed, wild jam, Cyperaceae genus, Araceae genus and fern.
Fauna found consists of wild rabbit, bay bamboo rat, Indochinese ground squirrel, mongoose, jungle fowl, coucal, thick-billed pigeon, white-rumped shama, red-whiskered bulbul, amphibian, reptile, and various fishes.
Huay Mae Sak Waterfall Huay Mae Sak Waterfall is approximately 480 metres above the average sea level. It’s one floor waterfall which is about 15 metres height. Water flows throughout the year. It’s surrounded with shading trees and beautiful scenery.
Namtok Huai Mae Sak Forest Park
Thung Kor Sub-district, Amphur King Amphoe Wiang Chiang Rung Chiang Rai Thailand 57210
How to go.
By Car From Chiang Rai town, you can take the Highway no. 1233 pass Vieng Chai District to Lao Charoen Village. It takes 34 kms long. After that take the Krom Yothathikarn Road southwards to Lao Charoen Village and then to Nam Tok Pattana Village. This will take about 6 kms. Later, drive further on the dirt road for 2 kms long, to reach the forest park. The distance from Muang District of Chiang Rai to Nam Tok Huay Mae Sak Forest Park is totally 42 kms.
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