Phu Wiang National Park Travel Guide

Comprising 30,000 hectares of lush evergreen forest, Phu Wiang National Park was established in 1992 to protect the large number of dinosaur fossils that were discovered here.

Situated in northeastern Thailand, Phu Wiang National Park combines stunning natural beauty with a chance to learn about the mighty beasts who roamed the earth millions of years ago. Follow the Dinosaur Trail to view the excavation sites scattered around the park and view the fossils displayed in the park museum.

As you wander around the park you will find a number of pretty waterfalls and the Tungyai Sao a-ram grassland, which is covered with wildflowers and wildlife such as antelope, flying lemur, monkeys, bamboo rats, water monitors, monitor lizards and hyenas. Wander beside the Hua Phu Chon Reservoir and enjoy a picnic in among the trees.

The city of Khon Kaen is a short bus journey from Phu Wiang National Park and this is a good place to spend the night as there are plenty of guest houses, hotels and restaurants around the city and also a number of tourist attractions to amuse and entertain.

Getting There & Away

The easiest way to reach the park is by flying from Bangkok to Khon Kaen and then taking a bus, which depart from Khon Khen city every hour. The flight takes about 2 hours and the bus journey around 30 minutes.