Catagorize: National Parks & Marine Reserves
Contact: Mu 8 Ban Sap Chomphu, Tambon Ban Phot, Amphoe Nong Phai, Phetchabun
Sub Chompu Arboretum
Sub Chompu Arboretum is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Petchabun. It is located in Village 8 Ban Sub Chompu, Ban Phot sub-district, Nong Phai district, Petchabun. The 70-acre conserved forest is mostly mixed forest and dry evergreen forest. Sub Chompu Arboretum was established in 2527 B.E.(1984 A.D.) by the approval of the sub-district council committee together with assistant district officer and Nong Phai Forest Office. It is partially in Chompu Temple’s land and also serves as a learning centre with various herbs to be studied. The arboretum is filled with beautiful flowers and contains three waterfalls; Hin Ngam waterfall, Sai Ngam waterfall and Tarn Ngam waterfall ,which all originate from Petchabun Range. The most well-known attractions are Hin Ngam waterfall and Luang Pho Kien(an expert monk).
Take highway no.21 from Wang Chompu to Nong Phai district, at about km 156 go to Ban Phot- Wang Pla for 7 kilometres. For more information please contact Petchabun Forest Department at 0 5671 1446.