Snaefellsjokull National Park

Snaefellsjokull (Snaefell Glacier) National Park was established on June 28, 2001.

 

The Park's purpose is to protect and conserve the area's unique landscape, indigenous plant and animal life as well as important historical relics. At the same time, the Park is meant to allow visitors easier as well as improved opportunities to get to know the area.

National parks are amongst Iceland's finest assets and everyone is free to explore them.

unique landscape, indigenous plant and animal life

Park Wardens operate in the area during the summer months, providing information as well as monitoring and tending the area.
For program and brochures please visit the Snæfellsjökull National Park website.
Visitors are encouraged to contact  Park Wardens for assistance or information about the area.

Djupalonssandur & Dritvik
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Djupalonssandur is a beautiful pebbled beach, with a series of rocks of mysterious form emerging from the ocean. It is one of the few areas that ...
South of Snaefellsnes glacier, 10 km from the village Hellnar.
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Saxholl crater
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Saxholl is a crater which is easy to climb. There is a great view over the area from the top.
On the western side of Snaefellsjokull glacier, 9 km south of Hellissandur village.
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Snaefellsjokull glacier
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Originally the home of Skalla-Grimur, father of Egill, hero of Egil´s Saga. Its full name means "rock in the marshes". The farmstead was ...
A landmark: can be seen from many places, e.g. Reykjavik, 180 km away.
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Light house - Malarrifsviti
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Londrangar basalt cliffs
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Uniquely-formed remnants of ancient basalt volcanic dikes sticking out from the sea. Londrangar and the hill Svalthufa are the remains of a crater, ...
South of Snaefellsjökull glacier, 10 km west of the village Hellnar.
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Light house - Svortuloftarviti
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Light house - Ondverdarnesviti
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Fiskibyrgi
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Near Gufuskalar on the uttermost part of the Snaefellsnes peninsula, there was one of the many winter fisher villages consistant in Iceland in former ...
At about 2 km of Gufuskálar in direction to Hellnar
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