Lonely Planet Writer

This park in Thailand that makes beautiful paper from elephant dung

Elephant PooPooPaper Park is the amazing eco-friendly park that makes beautiful paper products out of – you guessed it – elephant dung.


The parks is based in Chiang Mai, Thailand and it is a popular destination for travelling families and backpackers, with a chance to see elephants, as well as see what the process is that lead to the amazing result of 100% eco-friendly recycled paper.

As elephants eat mainly grass, the paper is sustainable and from completely natural fibres.