The Mae Ngat Somboon Chon Dam, is a multi-purpose hydroelectric dam in the Mae Taeng District of Chiang Mai Province, Thailand. It impounds the Mae Ngat River, a tributary of the Ping River. The dam is located at the western side of Si Lanna National Park.Take a look at our Mae Taeng planning app to schedule your visit to The Mae Ngat Dam & Reservoir and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Mae Ngat Somboon Chon Dam is an earth fill dam. It is 1,950m long and 59m high. Its reservoir has a maximum storage capacity of 265,000,000m3 with a catchment area of 1,281km2.
The dam's power plant has two hydroelectric generating units, each with an installed capacity of 4.5 MW. They became operational in 1985.
The Mae Ngat Dam & Reservoir reviews
An hour's drive out of central Chiang Mai, Mae Ngat Dam & Reservoir is a typical Thai national park area with plenty of paths to follow. Some beautiful views, particularly when the weather is fine. more »
A trip to the Mae Nat dam is worth it if you have a few days in Chiang Mai. We hired a private taxi for the day and visited a tea plantation in the morning then took a short drive to the dam. It is... more »
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