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Walking and Hiking

Akureyri to Hrafnagil

This soft walk, available all year long, takes you from downtown Akureyri all the way to Hrafnagil.
Light walks

Naustaborgir

Naustaborgir is a nature reserve south west of town. It has soft and wide tracks.
Light walks
Winter walks

Kjarnaskógur

Kjarnaskógur are the woods south of Akureyri.
Light walks
Winter walks

Krossanesborgir

Krossanesborgir is a nature reserve north of Akureyri, that allows you for a soft walk by the sea
Light walks
Winter walks

Fálkafell

Fálkafell is a hut belonging to the local scout group Klakkur, with a 30-40 min steep hike from the start of the path
Medium walks / hikes

Súlur

Súlur is the town mountain of Akureyri.
More challenging hikes

Glerárdalur

Glerárdalur is the valley of the river Glerá. It is a soft elevation hike, good for all ages, with a clear and well maintained path that is easy to follow.
Medium walks / hikes

Skólavarða

Skólavarða is a popular hike among locals in the Vaðlaheiði mountain range
Medium walks / hikes

Hraunsvatn

Hraunsvatn is a popular hike 30 km into road #1 direction Reykjavík. Starting from the farm Hraun, it leads you to the lake Hraunsvatn, placed on the base of Hraundrángar mountain.
Medium walks / hikes