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Hengifossárgil Gorge

Hengifossárgil Gorge features distinct rock layers and formations. Along the trail, you'll encounter two stunning waterfalls: Stuðlabergsfoss (also known as Litlanesfoss), framed by captivating rock formations, and Hengifoss, one of
Iceland's tallest waterfalls standing at 128.5 meters. While the hike up the gorge is steep, expect a two-hour round trip with an elevation gain of approximately 300 meters. You can ascend to Hengifoss and descend on the opposite side. You have to be very careful when crossing the river because there an be high tides.  

You can get information from Snæfellsstofa about hiking trails within Vatnajökull National Park. The Wilderness center offers a variety of outdoor activities and recreation.  

Hengifoss Food Truck

Hengifoss Food Truck

The food truck is located accross the bridge from the paking lot to the waterfall. You can walk over in 2 minutes or end your hike to Hengifoss with a
Hengifossárgil Gorge

Hengifossárgil Gorge

Hengifossárgil Gorge features distinct rock layers and formations. Along the trail, you'll encounter two stunning waterfalls: Stuðlabergsfoss (also kn
Hengifoss Waterfall

Hengifoss Waterfall

Hengifoss Waterfall is one of the most popular destinations in East Iceland, known for being one of the tallest waterfalls in Iceland at 128 meters hi
Lagarfljót Wyrm monster

Lagarfljót Wyrm monster

The Lagarfljót is one of Iceland´s deepest lakes and lies in a narrow trough carved by glaciers. It reaches a depth of 112 m, 90 m below sea level and
Ranaskógur woods

Ranaskógur woods

Often considered one of the country´s most beautiful birch woods, Ranaskógur has numerous birches with white bark and tall, straight trunks. Moreover,
Ranaskógur - Mountain biking

Ranaskógur - Mountain biking

A new mountain biking track through the ancient birchforest, Ranaskógur. The track starts at the entrance of Víðivallaskógur foreset, following the el
Hrafnkels saga trail

Hrafnkels saga trail

Hrafnkell's Saga Freysgoði takes place in East Iceland and recounts the conflicts between chieftains in the 10th century. Hrafnkell's farm in Fljótsda
Hrafnkelsstadir

Hrafnkelsstadir

Hrafnkelsstaðir is a farm in Fljótsdalur valley, S-E of river Lagarfljót. It was formerly the abode of saga era hero Hrafnkell Freysgoði Hallfreðars
Disc golf in Hallormsstaður

Disc golf in Hallormsstaður

A 9 course track in Guttormslundur, close to the camping site in Atlavík. There are two tees at each basket which gives players at every experience le
Kayak Gilsá - Atlavík

Kayak Gilsá - Atlavík

Kayaking along the forested coast from Fljótsbotn to Atlavík is a short but beautiful route. It is easy to bring boats to the Lagarfljót on the sandba
Atlavík

Atlavík

The inlet of Atlavík camp site in Hallormsstaðaskógur woodland is beautifully situated on the shores of Lake Lagarfljót. In the eighties Icelanders wo

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Hengifosslodge Hús, Brekkugerðishús 701 Egilsstaðir 620-9850