These two ponds are located in Tambon Sa Kaeo on the west
tern side of town. Before approaching the city, turn right at 246th
kilometers. It is belived that these two ponds contain sacred water once
usedfor the coronation ceremony. The name of the province (Sa Kaeo) had been derived
from this venue, Whereby Somdej Chaophraya Maha Kasatsuk (King Rama I Later)
fight with the Cambodians, and stopped at this site to use sacred water
to swear for the fighting courage.
Covering the area in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Watthana Nakhon,Amphoe ta phraya of Sa Kaeo and Amphoe Na Di of Prachin Buri, the park occupies an area of 884 square kilometers or 527,500 Rai. It has been declared a national park on February 24, 1982. The photography area cinsists of complex highlands with various and diversified forests, and an abundant of wild and rare animals Tha area is the origin of many creeks which form the Bang Pakong River. The major attrctions in the park are:
Built under H.M.the King’s Project to improve the irrigation, the resevoir is located in Moo 7 Tambon Tha Yaek,about 32 kilometers from town. It is a dam that is 17.50 meters high, and 720 meters long, surrounded by various kinds of forests. Its spectacular views are most suitable for relaxation.
Kwae Maka Waterfall is about 6 kilometers from the 40th
kilometer. It is approximately 70 meters high. The trail is suitable for
trekking. Nearby, there are various waterfalls located at different
distances from Kwae Maka Waterfall. These waterfalls are Rak Sai Yoi
(500 meters), Lan Hin Yai Waterfall (1.5
Suan Msn snd Suan Thong Waterfalls (3
kilometers), Man Thara Waterfall (4 kilometers), To discover these waterfalls, you might need to spend 2-3
days because they are located deep into the forest.