Gems & trails
Gems & trails
Gems & trails
EXPLORE & ENJOY
A fun and informative hike through the arboretum which is the heart of the Hallormstaðir forest.
Disc golf in Hallormsstaður
A 9 basket course in Guttormsslundur in Hallormsstaður.
Hallormsstadur National Forest
Hallormsstaður National Forest is a popular outdoor recreation area. There are 11 marked hiking trails in the forest.
Hrafnkels saga trail
The Saga of Hrafnkell Freysgoði takes place in this area and there is a saga trail to follow with information signs.
Kárahnjúkar dam is the tallest concrete-faced rockfil dam in Europe. Guided tours available by the dam in the summer.
Lagarfljot wyrm monster
Lake Lagarfljót is part of one of Iceland's greatest watercourses. It is the home of the famous wyrm monster Lagarfljótsormur.
Ranaskógur woods is a beautiful birch forest with flowers in the forest floor and stone bramble berries.
Strútsfoss is almost as tall as Hengifoss, but in two vertical drops. An easy hiking trail is from the southern valley to the falls.
Vatnajokull National Park
Vatnajökull National Park is one of the largest national parks. Mt. Snæfell is a within the park, ressembling a guardian of the highlands.
The Waterfall Circle
The Waterfall circle is a marked hiking trail around Laugarfell with 5 beautiful waterfalls and a gorge.
The Waterfall Trail
The Waterfall trail is a hiking trail between Laugarfell and the Wilderness center on the left bank of the glacier river.
Gilsá - Atlavík Kayak
Kayaking along the forested coast from Fljótsbotn to Atlavík is a short but beautiful route
Hallormur bike trail in Hallormsstaðaskógur
A simple mountain bike path in Hallormsstaður forest.
Mountain biking in Hallormsstaður
A hard bike path in Hallormsstaður forest.
Norðurdalur - Mountainbike trail
A new mountainbike trail down the northern valley of Fljótsdalur
Ranaskógur - Mountainbike trail
A mountainbike trail through the ancient Ranaskógur birch forest.
The Giantess's path
The Giantess's path is a hiking trail in the hill between Hengifoss guesthouse and Skriðuklaustur.
The hike to Remba is a easy family walk up to the 21 meter high Lambafoss in the Hallormsstaður forest.
Mt. Snæfell (1833) is the highest mountain in Iceland, excluding glacier peaks. The mountain is positioned inside the Vatnajökull national park.
The Sótarvistir hike is a marked hike around the roots of Mt. Snæfell
Fishing in Fljótsdalur
Fljótsdalur offers many beautiful fishing spots.
Stekkjarvík family playground
Stekkjarvík is an outdoor playground for the family.
Under the trees hike
A family friendly hike for the whole family.
A beautiful hike north east of Mt. Snæfell.
Vallanes hiking trail
Adventeruous hiking trail for the family through the oldest part of Vallanes forest, planted in 1989
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