Khao Phaeng Ma Reforestation Project

Khao Phaeng Ma Reforestation Project to Honour His Majesty the King is in the southern part of Nakhon Ratchasima.  Take Highway No. 304 (Nakhon Ratchasima-Kabin Buri) for 79 kilometres to the market at Km. 79.  Take a right on Ro Pho Cho Road (San Chao Pho-Nong Khum) for 11 kilometres.  The last part of about 4 kilometres is a dirt road going uphill that is rugged but has good views.  Upon reaching the top, you will see some winding mountains.  The peak is 850 metres above sea level.  The area is under the care of the Wildlife Foundation of Thailand and has an area of 16 square kilometres.  Activities include reforestation, trekking, animal watching (particularly some remaining gaurs), and slide shows for interested parties.  There is accommodation in the form of 3 bamboo lodges that can each accommodate 10-20 people.  Prior contact can be made at the project in Mu 5, Tambon Wang Nam Khiao, tel. 0 1907 8260, 0 1999 7468

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