Declared a national park on 24 February, 1982, it occupies an area of 844 square kilometres with various and diversified forests. The park area is the origin of the Bang Pakong River.
The park office, where information and accommodation are provided, is 700 metres from the park office. Namtok Pha Takhian, 2.5 kms. beyond Pang Sida Waterfall, can be reached along a trekking trail. Namtok Khwae Makha as well as other remote waterfalls is at least 6 km. by foot . The park is also suitable for watching birds such as the Yellow-faced Green Pigeon and the Lineated Barbets. Mysterious freshwater crocodiles in the deep forest await the adventurer to discover.