Our Geosites

Reykjanes UNESCO Global Geopark is an area of 829 square kilometers, 0.85% of Iceland. There the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rises above sea level. Various forms of volcanic activity that has shaped the peninsula for a long time. In the Geopark it’s easy to find geothermal activity and see the shaping of different landscapes, hundreds of different craters, caves and lava fields, a variety of bird life, astonishing cliffs, high geothermal activity, and black sand beaches.
The Geopark and its hiking trails are accessible all year round.

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1_Arnarsetur
difficulty Hard
Arnarsetur
A monogenetic volcanic fissure (2 km) with scoria and spatter craters, rugged lava formations (20 sq. km), lava tubes...
2_Brennisteinsfjöll_2
difficulty Hard
Brennisteinsfjöll
The Vatnajokull Region welcomes you with magnificent nature and great variety in activity, culture and delicious local food...
3_Djúpavatn4_Þráinn-vefur
difficulty Average
Djúpavatn / Spákonuvatn / Arnarvatn
Three lakes in the hylaoclastite Ice Age ridges Vesturháls and Sveifluháls, containing groundwater. Djúpavatn is partly a crater lake,...
4_Höskuldarvellir_OA
difficulty Average
Eldborg by Höskuldarvellir
The grassy field, Höskuldarvellir northwest of Grænadyngja and Trölladyngja is bordered in the northeast by a large, prehistoric monogenetic...
5_Eldborg við Geitahlíð
length 1 km
difficulty Average
Eldborg við Geitahlíð
A prehistoric, volcanic fissure cuts into the slopes of Geitafell, a hylaoclastite table mountain. Out of five craters, made...
6_Eldvörp2
difficulty Average
Eldvörp
A 10-km-long row of scoria and spatter cones in off-set (en echelon) sections, with centrally placed geothermal features and...