Phu Soi Dao National Park closed to visitors

Phu Soi Dao National Park closed to visitors

Phu Soi Dao National Park in Nam Pat district of Uttaradit province is extremely dry and has been closed to visitors from Jan 15 to allow regeneration. It will reopen after June 30. (Photo by Boonnam Kerdkaew)
Phu Soi Dao National Park in Nam Pat district of Uttaradit province is extremely dry and has been closed to visitors from Jan 15 to allow regeneration. It will reopen after June 30. (Photo by Boonnam Kerdkaew)

Phu Soi Dao National Park in Nam Pat district of Uttaradit province has been temporarily closed to the public because of the danger of fires and to allow the ecology to regenerate, the park's public relations office announced on Wednesday.

The 6.5-kilometre nature route to the top of Phu Soi Dam mountain is also closed. However, the area around the national park office and the waterfall below remains open.

The park will reopen after June 30, the announcement said.

The closure was necessary as there was high possibily of fires due to the drought, making it risky and unsafe for tourists.

All streams providing natural water sources in the park have also dried up.

The closure would allow the park to regenerate.


Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT

Couple in uni sex romp clip surrender

Police said the couple behind a viral sex video filmed on Kasetsart University's Bangkok campus turned themselves in on Tuesday and confessed they had uploaded the clip to a porn site.

20:24

Prince Harry starts new life with Meghan in Canada

VANCOUVER: Prince Harry was spending the first full day of his new life in Canada on Tuesday after jetting in from Britain to join his wife Meghan following their shock exit from their royal roles.

19:46

Bikers pay price for riding on paths

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has collected more than 21.5 million baht in fines from thousands of motorcycle riders who ignored laws and rode on pavements.

19:32