Jae Sawn National Park is a rich mountainous forest located in the northeast of Lumpang province. It is situated in the districts of Muang Bahn and Jae hom and covers an area of about 592 square
The forest and mountains provide an important water source for the surrounding
The Park has many interesting features including, waterfalls, caves and its famous hot springs. Along with many species of fauna and
All of this makes Jae Sawn an important place for tourism within Lumpang
Before Jae Sawn became the National Park it was a Forest Park which had two names Eang Nam Oun and Jae Sawn Waterfall The latter naming it after one of the Parks Waterfalls. Ministers approved the promotion of tourism in Lumpang province and the go ahead was given to convert Jae Sawn Waterfall into a National
Preparations were made from May 1986 to December 1987 for the celebration of the Kings 60th birthday at Jae Sawn Waterfall on the 5th December 1987.
The Park was officially surveyed by Royal Forest Department staff soon after this and led to a decision by the board of directors, which in turn led to the Royal Decree that officially turned Jae Sawn into a National Park on 28th July 1988, becoming Thailands 58th National
Jae Sawn is a mountainous Park comprising of Pee Pan Nam western mountain range which runs on a north south axis. This mountain range forms the border between the provinces of Lumpang and Chiang Mai. The tallest mountain on this range is Doi (Mt.) Langgar the third tallest in
The forest provides an important source for the many creeks that flow down into the rive
Jae Sawn has three distinct seasons. The rainy season runs from May through to October. In September there tends to be the heaviest rainfall.
The cold season runs from November to February and this is the best season for visiting and especially walking in the Park. Hot season runs from March until
Flora and Fauna
The forest comprises of many types including hill evergreen forest, moist evergreen forest, pine forest, dipterocarp forest, and mixed deciduous forest. All spread throughout the Park with exact location depending on climate, elevation and soil type.
Wildlife that you may see in the Park includes; barking deer, mouse deer, wild pig, Asian golden cat, rabbit, serow, flying lemur, monkey, skunk, bear and squirrels. There are also many bird species. Cicadas are particularly high in numbers during April every year when they visit the hot springs to
Jae Sawn Waterfall
Jae Sawn Waterfall: originationg from Mair Mawn creek it has water flowing all year. It has many pools and comprises of six levels in total. It is located about 1km from the headquarters and can be reached by car or by foot.
Activities - Waterfall Traveling
Mae Mawn Waterfall
Mae Mawn Waterfall: is fast flowing with a high fall comprising of many steps. It is 5km from the headquarters by dirt track.
Activities - Waterfall Traveling - Nature trail study
Chae Son Hot Spring
Hot Springs: Provide an interesting feature. There are 9 boreholes emiting the hot water from deep in the earth. The area is covered with many small rocks and you will notice the strange smell of sulphur in the air. The water emerges at a temperature of 73 degrees Celsius. Enabling you to boil an egg in it in about 17 minutes, if you so wished.
Activities - Mineral water bath
The Warm Spring
The Warm Sprig: is a pool where the water from the hot spring meets with the cold water of Jae Sawn waterfall creating water that is a very pleasant temperature for taking a bath or a swim if you
The Hot Spring Rooms
The Hot Spring Rooms: comprise of 11 rooms for relaxing in large pools of spring water and 16 rooms for taking a Thai style bath. The rooms are all linked by pipes to the hot spring. Bathing in the water is said to be good for healthy blood flow. You will have to pay to use these rooms.
Activities - Mineral water bath
Enjoy Dok Siew
Dok Siew, Bauhinia tenuiflora Watt ex Clarke of family Caesalpiniaceae, blossoms in February every year in the mountains of Par Miang Village, about 18 kilometers from Jae Son National Park Office. The wild flower decoratively blossoms all over the mountains in which traveler can drive to enjoy its beauty.
Activities - flowers admiring
There are two nature trails along Huay Mae Morn Stream.
Jae Son Waterfall Jae Son Hot Spring Nature Trail, about two kilometers and about one walking hour. It starts from the hot spring to electric water-power plant and goes by to the new route to meet the started point
Mae Peak Nature Trail, about four kilometers and about two walking hours, starts from electric water-power plant to the same route mentioned above. There are signs showing details along the two
Chae Son National Park
Chae Son Sub-district, Amphur Muang Pan Lampang Thailand 52240
Tel. 0 5422 9000-1 Fax 0 5426 3041
How to go?
The Park is located about 66km from Lumpang province. There are two ways to get to the Park which are accessible all year round.
Starting from the sports stadium in Lumpang. Follow the Lumpang Harnchad road, at the T-Junchtion in Ban Nam-Tong turn right and follow road number 1157 (Lumpang-Huai bang-Muang Bahn) for about 55km then turn right onto road number 1287 (Muang Bahn-Jae Hom). Travel for about 2km then turn left onto road number 1252 (Kuang Kom-Pang Fairng) its about 11km to the headquarters. In total about 65km
Travel from Lumpang on road 1035 (Lumpang-Jae Hom) to Jae Hom, about 58km. Then turn left at the T-Junction at Ban Pongkob and follow road number 1287 (Muang-Jae Hom) for about 6km . Then turn right onto road number 1252 and follow it for 11km to the headquarters. In total about 75