The forest, which will declare to be Khao Kho National Park, used to be Namtok Than Thipl Forest Park. It was established on May 1, 1995 with about 14 sq.km in the border of Pa Khao Plok Lon National Reserved Forest. From consider of Director of Natural Resources Conservation Office on February 15, 2000 (a seminar that meeting of the head of Forest park) assigned the head of forest park to survey around the area by Mr. Cholathron Chamnankit a forest technicial officer, National Park Division is a primary data surveyor.
On August 16, 2001 National Park Division ,the Royal Forest Department assigned Mr.Phachoenchok Senakan a forestry administration officer, to survey a condition and control the area in which Department of Public Welfare had deliver back including 3 places : Pa Khao Plok Lon, Pa Khao Pang Ko and Pa Wang Chomphu National Reserved Forests which is the original resources of 2 watersheds: Pa Sak and Yom-Nan in the local of. Lom Kao, Lom Sak, Mueang, and Khao Kho districts, Phetchabun province. For designate to Khao Kho National park.
Khao Kho National park has high bio-diversity, species and wildlife, beautiful natural tourism places such as the waterfall, caves, isles, islet, cliffs, scenery viewpoint and historical fighting monument encountered between the government and the communist terrorists, which had taken along time before tranquilized. At present has a memorial construction for the heroes who passed away in that war, especially the village's name, the bridge's name used first name and last name of the heroes. The beautiful palace made for His majesty the King and Her majesty the Queen in the occasion were be in residence at Khao Kho, Phetchabun.
The north-south long stretch mountain(the west side of Phetchabun Province) is the sources of many streams which is on the east side tributary to Yom-Nan Watershed (the main 2 in 25 watersheds in Thailand). General condition of Khao Kho looks like the beautiful atmosphere of Switzerland and the sea on the mountain with pleasant chilly all year long.
Huai Yai Waterfall
Namtok Huai Yai is in the boundary of Thaphon sub-district and Mueang district, inconvenient traveling, able to access only in the winter and the summer. From Ban Om Chi, Tha Phon sub-district, keep going along the route on west about 8 kms and then keep walking about 4 kms. Or will chose keep walk from Namtok Than Thip about 10 kms to Namtok Huai Yai. This waterfall is a large sized with 12-20 m high.
Kaeng Liang Pha
Namtok Kaeng Liangpha is the waterfall, which has a story background that in the past time there were a lot of the mountain goats in this waterfall. It is on the north of Namtok Khan Bandai about 300 m, its beautiful is a large stoneyard and high-slope cliff.
Khan Bandai Waterfall
Namtok Khan Bandai is a waterfall which looks like the step about 20 steps, is 4 kms on the north of Namtok Than Thip, this waterfall is shady beautiful for relaxing.
Pha Lat Waterfall
Namtok Phalat is in the local of Bung Khla sub-district, Lom Sak district. Able to travel to Namtok Than Thip forest park office and then walk on the trail about 5 kms. or able to travel to Ban Hua Na, Bung Khla sub-district ,and walk on the trail about 2 kms. It depends on the person. Namtok Phalat is the waterfall from the cliff for the person who prefers adventure. From Namtok Phalat able to walk on the trail which is connect to Namtok Thanthip, Namtok Khan Bandai Scenery view point, Namtok Huai Chok that will pass the various of forest type condition and astonishing view point.
Namtok Samsipkot , Ban Phatthana Woraphong, there is one level waterfall, which has clear water for relaxing.
Tat Fa Waterfall
Namtok Tat Fa is on the north of the boundary of Lomkao district and Lom Sak district. The entrance of Namtok Tatfa is about 7 kms. From province highway number 2008, It is the most biggest and largest waterfall in Khao Kho National Parks, appropriate in the mode of adventure and the person who prefer natural activities such as trekking, rafting along the stream etc.
Tham Yai Namko Cave
The entrance is from province highway number 2008, which is on Khao Namko Yai cliff above 1,023 m from msl. It is the settle of Buddha image for the local people and in the vicinity to adore. This place also able to see a large view of Lomsak district.
Than Thip Waterfall
Namtok Than Thip is on Bung Namtao sub-district, Lom Sak district from 250-kilometer stone on highway number 21 (Sara Buri-Lom Sak) Bung Namtao intersection then go to province highway number 2302 (Bung Namtao-Thung Samo) about 4 kms and there is a crossroad to the waterfall about 2.4 kms. The waterfall has one level, 26 m high and 30 m wide. There is natural attraction for learning along the route and the stream all year long. In front of the waterfall has a large basin and astonishing beautiful beach for playing water. Moreover there are the other tourism places in the vicinity as following.
Wang Nam Rin Waterfall
Wang Nam Rin is a small waterfall about 5 m high with spring up water all the year, fill with a various species of fern which is far 150 m from Namtok Than Thip, above Wang Namrin can see the view of Namtok Than Thip.
Wang Tum Waterfall
Namtok Wang Tum is in the boundary of Campson Khao kho district. From Campson district goes to Ban Dong Long and keep walking about 1 km. Namtok Wangtum is 40 kms. high, it is on Huai Sam Muang, There is a large basin of front of the waterfall for relaxing.