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The Best Hiking Trails in Hveragerði, South (Iceland)

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Photo of The Reykjavegur trail - part 1 - From Nesjavellir power station to road nr.1 Photo of Hengill 803m hiking to the top 17.10.2020 Photo of Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) - hot river bathing - Grænsdalur loop
  • Distance
    6.71mi
    Elevation +
    2572f
    TrailRank
    48| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofReykjadalur (Steam Valley) - hot river bathing - Grænsdalur loop Photo ofReykjadalur (Steam Valley) - hot river bathing - Grænsdalur loop Photo ofReykjadalur (Steam Valley) - hot river bathing - Grænsdalur loop

    First off, this is an amazing hike just 45min drive from Reykjavik, if you have the time, definitely do it. Start the hike at the Dalakaffi parking spot. I've seen people walk to the warm river in Flip-flops but for t...

    Good trail
    Jon Bjarnason
    Really nice hike! Went to the warm river by following the “tourist-highway” . Lovely to go back the other way around. Be...
    Andreas5800
    Great hike, it's a must for everyone.
    Norbert Zoho
  • Sel-Grensdalur-Reykjadalur-Sel

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    Distance
    7.24mi
    Elevation +
    1178f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo ofSel-Grensdalur-Reykjadalur-Sel Photo ofSel-Grensdalur-Reykjadalur-Sel Photo ofSel-Grensdalur-Reykjadalur-Sel

    This track starts at the school hut of the Junior College in Reykjavík; Menntaskólasetrið. It leads up the valley Grensdalur, where there are numerous hot springs, mud puds and colorful precipitation in the soil. The tra...

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  • Distance
    4.69mi
    Elevation +
    873f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 4.92
    Photo ofHveragerdi Reykjadalur hot river hike Photo ofHveragerdi Reykjadalur hot river hike Photo ofHveragerdi Reykjadalur hot river hike

    Source: afar.com ICELANDIC HOT SPRING RIVER HIKE The town of Hveragerdi, 40 minutes west of Reykjavik is known for it's intense geothermal activity. I read online (thanks wikitravel) that about an hour's hike north o...

    Great experience in the snow. Got quite lucky with the weather, clear sky. May be quite tricky if visibility isn't good.
    Fen Ferreira
    Super cadre de rando ! Et la fin avec le baignade est super !!
    Pohu
    Great hike, with a hot bath in the river...just arrive early to be alone
    Trodonski
  • Distance
    9.00mi
    Elevation +
    1923f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofHengill: Sleggjubeinadalur - Skeggi - Innstidalur Photo ofHengill: Sleggjubeinadalur - Skeggi - Innstidalur Photo ofHengill: Sleggjubeinadalur - Skeggi - Innstidalur

    This trail starts at Sleggubeinadalur near geothermal plant at Hellisheiði. It takes you up Húsmúli to Skeggi or Vörðu-Skeggi, the highest peak in the Hengill area, 803 meters high. The trail has sticks to show you the c...

    Skemmtileg leið, auðvelt að flygja trackinu.
    Annasiggaarnar
  • Distance
    9.29mi
    Elevation +
    2556f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 3.33
    Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir Photo ofHveragerði - Reykjadalur - Ölkelduháls - Nesjavellir

    I did this hike with a group of hikers called Vesen & Vergangur early october 2015. The trail will guide you through a extremely hot and colorful area. There is a possibility to take a bath in a warm lake after just abou...

    Mjög falleg leið
    Bryndis Einarsdóttir
  • Distance
    10.86mi
    Elevation +
    2464f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun Photo ofHveragerði - Hellisheiði - Hellisheiðarvirkjun

    This is a 17 km. hike from Hveragerði to Sleggjubeinsdalur, home to the geothermal power plant Hellisheiðarvirkjun, through a geothermally active area. There are hot spring creeks that are ideal for bathing in on the tra...

    Mjög skemmtileg leið fjölbreytt og krefjandi
    agusta.jonsdottir
  • Distance
    7.69mi
    Elevation +
    1660f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði Photo ofHveragerđi- Grændalur - Reykjadalur - Hveragerði

    Roundtrip starting and ending at golf course in the right side of the valley pathless um to a wonderful geothermal area. Then down to the stream, cross and follow the sheep track in the other side. Turn left up to Dalska...

  • Reykjadalur - Grænsdalur

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    Distance
    6.84mi
    Elevation +
    1260f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofReykjadalur - Grænsdalur Photo ofReykjadalur - Grænsdalur Photo ofReykjadalur - Grænsdalur

    This trail starts just north of Hveragerdi. It is on very clear paths and goes along a geothermal area, be careful to not walk into a hot spring. We went as far as we could in Reykjadalur to look at a nice waterfall. It ...

    Il faut faire cette boucle plutôt que le simple aller retour le long de la rivière chaude car la branche est est riche e...
    Favre Jean-Pierre
    I really recormmend doing this trip, instead of taking the shortest rute to the hot river! We did this trip in Februa...
    v624
  • Hengilsvæði 03.04.2011

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    Distance
    9.21mi
    Elevation +
    1985f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofHengilsvæði 03.04.2011 Photo ofHengilsvæði 03.04.2011 Photo ofHengilsvæði 03.04.2011

    Practice hiking before Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur with the GoWest-group. 10 of us and the dog Birta, did this circle in the east part of the Mt. Hengill area. Weather was outstanding, temp. around 0-2°C, calm and sunny. Great...

  • Distance
    7.33mi
    Elevation +
    2142f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofHengill: Sleggjub. skarð 2. apríl 2019. Photo ofHengill: Sleggjub. skarð 2. apríl 2019. Photo ofHengill: Sleggjub. skarð 2. apríl 2019.

    Well marked trail all the way to the top (Skeggi or Vörðuskeggi). Marvelous view all around in good weather as I got. I began walking 15.30 pm and thought I would make it in 4,5 to 5 hours. Had to be back before darkness...

  • Skeggi, Innstidalur, Hengill

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    Distance
    9.18mi
    Elevation +
    2297f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofSkeggi, Innstidalur, Hengill Photo ofSkeggi, Innstidalur, Hengill Photo ofSkeggi, Innstidalur, Hengill

    Wonderful hike. Impressive landscape and views. Went up from the power plant and then left when we were at the pass above the hot springs. On the way down towards Innstidalur, i recommend walking the hot springs by the c...

  • Hveragérdi hot Springs

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    Distance
    4.66mi
    Elevation +
    873f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofHveragérdi hot Springs Photo ofHveragérdi hot Springs

    Short and easy track from Hveragerdi Bus Stop (close to the Ring Road) to the natural hot springs. Easy trekking, low hills. You can take a bath at the same river, once you pass the hot steams. From the bus stop, it t...

  • REYKJADALUR

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    Distance
    4.90mi
    Elevation +
    1352f
    TrailRank
    34| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofREYKJADALUR

    a 3 km hike uphill (and 3 downhill) to get to the hotspots in the river. there are longer hikes arround there, but this is the shortest one to the warm water :) there is a small river you will have to cross with your bar...

    Great views, stunning geothermal areas and at the end you find yourself sitting in hot river among snow-covered hills. F...
    booliono
  • Nesjavellir Loop

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    Distance
    10.21mi
    Elevation +
    4203f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofNesjavellir Loop Photo ofNesjavellir Loop Photo ofNesjavellir Loop

    (N.B. WIKILOC ERROR: ELEVATION GAIN IS +730m) Lovely hike, wintery conditions in mid-May (2C, NW 7m/s). First 4k easy up West ridge of Hengill then a turn Eastwards and climb onto balcony. The descent from there was cov...

  • Hengill 2020.07.26

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    Distance
    10.00mi
    Elevation +
    2776f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofHengill 2020.07.26 Photo ofHengill 2020.07.26 Photo ofHengill 2020.07.26

    Hiking Hengill Mt. including crossing Innstidalur Valley. Going to the summit of Hengill Mt. and returning. It would be a much shorter hike if starting the hike from a parking lot at the Hellisheidarvirkjun Power Plant p...

  • Reykjadalur hot spring

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    Distance
    4.19mi
    Elevation +
    1004f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofReykjadalur hot spring Photo ofReykjadalur hot spring Photo ofReykjadalur hot spring

    The path is clearly marked, it's 3km to the top and 3 to come back. The way up might be challenging, but is worth the effort, The road to come here is very simple, from Reykjavík you take the road nº1 and go to Hverager...

  • Reykjadalur: 30 AUG 2009 12:14

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    Distance
    1.13mi
    Elevation +
    20f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofReykjadalur: 30 AUG 2009 12:14 Photo ofReykjadalur: 30 AUG 2009 12:14 Photo ofReykjadalur: 30 AUG 2009 12:14

    Hellisheiði, Reykjadalur. Easy walk down to valley "Reykjadalur". 100 meters downhill to the steaming walley with steamholes, hotsprings and hotriver. An exellent place for taking hot bath 38°-39° Celsius. Part of a hiki...

  • Hveragerði - Hot Spring Walk

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    Distance
    8.39mi
    Elevation +
    1690f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofHveragerði - Hot Spring Walk Photo ofHveragerði - Hot Spring Walk Photo ofHveragerði - Hot Spring Walk

    A 3 km path leading to natural hot springs. The path continues to different destinations, one to the lake up north and one to the mountain top.

  • Distance
    4.25mi
    Elevation +
    518f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofHveragerði in stead of Hotspring tour. Photo ofHveragerði in stead of Hotspring tour. Photo ofHveragerði in stead of Hotspring tour.

    The hot spring tour was prohibited today due to early spring. Therefore we chose to make an other round which was beautiful and did not disturb nature. Last end was with the car I forgot to shut off recording sorry.

  • Distance
    8.54mi
    Elevation +
    2254f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofHengill short loop from Hellisheiđarvirkjun Photo ofHengill short loop from Hellisheiđarvirkjun Photo ofHengill short loop from Hellisheiđarvirkjun

    Steep start up to the plateau then along the Eastern ridge to the summit of Hengill. Quite saccadé, through canyons and rocky landscapes. No wind with temperatures around 20C, excellent conditions but quite hot. From Hen...

  • Hveragerði - 2

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    Distance
    6.76mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofHveragerði - 2 Photo ofHveragerði - 2 Photo ofHveragerði - 2

    This is part 2/2 of the route. Trail not always clear. Wetlands. Quite difficult terrain. You need good shoes and be prepared for bad weather! There is one river crossing that might be a bit difficult. You might wa...

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