U Minh Thuong National Park in southern Vietnam closes temporarily for fire prevention

April 03, 2024

U Minh Thuong National Park in Kien Giang Province, southern Vietnam is taking some time off for enhanced efforts in preventing fires amid heatwaves during the 2024 dry season. To heighten the prevention of fires, the park, one of the best-known tourist attractions in the Mekong Delta region, is temporarily closing its door to tourists, Thang underlined. "Annually, the national park attracts over 40,000 visitors," he said. U Minh Thuong National Park covers over 20,000 hectares of land in An Minh Bac and Minh Thuan Communes under U Minh Thuong District, with some 9,715 hectares of forest. Local media reported that the national park harbors over 200 plant species, approximately 32 species of mammals, 180 bird species, 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, and more than 64 species of fish.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News