Khao Yai National Park

National park in Thailand
Khao Yai National Park covers more than 2,000 square kilometers of forest and grassland in central Thailand. Over 50 kilometers of hiking and biking trails wind through the long-standing nature preserve, and its many waterfalls include 150m-tall Haew Narok and 20m-tall Haew Suwat, immortalized in the Danny Boyle film “The Beach.” The park also shelters diverse wildlife like bears, gibbons, elephants and hornbills.
Area: 2,168 km²
Founded: September 18, 1962