After the reestablishment of peace, the forest was taken over by the Ministry of Defense and assigned to an army division to garrison and increase production.
This place has been included in the conservation category by the Government.
This forest was decided by the Government to become a forbidden forest with an area of only 31,000ha, in Tan Phu district, Dong Nai. At the same time, Dong Nai Provincial People's Committee also decided to establish a Forest Ranger District under the Dong Nai Forest Protection Department with a temporary military officer as the District Chief.
Dong Nai province established the South Forbidden Forest Management Board of Cat Tien Beach. All garrison units withdrew from the reserve.
March 2, 1998
The Government decided to establish Cat Tien National Park with an area of 73,878ha (including Cat Loc Nature Reserve in Lam Dong province and part of Nghia Trung forestry). The park is managed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
According to Decision No. 173/2003/QD-TTg, the area of the Garden is 71,187.9 hectares. The unit directly managing the garden is the General Department of Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
November 10, 2001 (2001-11-10)
Cat Tien National Park is recognized by UNESCO as the 411th biosphere reserve and the 2nd biosphere reserve of Vietnam.
Bau Sui Wetlands of the Park is recognized by the Ramsar Convention Secretariat for inclusion in the list of wetlands of international importance. It is the world's 1,499th wetland and Vietnam's second.