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The Si Wiang Dinosaur Park is another well-known tourist attraction of Khon Kaen Province. It is located in Mueang Kao Phatthana Sub-district, Wiang Kao District of Khon Kaen Province, on the road to the Phu Wiang National Park. Covering the area of 25 Rai, Si Wiang Dinosaur Park has the Phu Wiang Mountain as background and has been open since December 19, 2007.
The park features various spot for relaxation, including a health garden, waterfall, pond, playground and over hundred statues of dinosaurs which some can even move and make sound like real dinosaurs once a coin is inserted into the machine. These statues represent fossils of the dinosaurs discovered in the northeastern region of Thailand.
To get there, take the road leading to Phu Wiang National Park, from Khon Kaen town to Phu Wiang District, for about 70 kilometers. Proceed the route for another 7 kilometers to enter the district. The Si Wiang Dinosaur Park is located on your left.
Facilities for the disabled and elderly;
There is no parking space for the disabled but the parking area is large and is located near the entrance. There is also a pathway leading to the inside for wheelchairs. Inside the park, the flooring is non slippery.