Ream National Park is a national park of Cambodia located 18 km from Sihanoukville city in the Prey Nob district of the Sihanoukville municipality in south-eastern Cambodia. It was established in 1993, as the Cambodian government began to take action for the protection of the country’s threatened natural resources. The national park’s biological value is defined by its combination of rivers, forests, mangroves, estuaries, beaches, coral reefs, wildlife and marine life.
Wildlife found or reported in the national park includes, but is not limited to, rhesus monkeys, dugongs, turtles, dolphins, mouse deer, Sarus crane and pelicans Vegetation habitats of the park include lowland evergreen forest, melaleuca forests and mangrove forestDespite all this, the National Park is a substantial local economic resource Almost 30,000 people or 5,500 households live in the 5 communes that overlap or border Ream National Park, and population growth rates are estimated at nearly 3%. Four of these Communes are located on the boundary of Ream, and a total of 13 villages have land lying within the Park’s boundaries.