Phu Soi Dao National Park closed to visitors
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 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.