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Þjórsárdalsskógur Forest

The natural setting of the forest follows a varied landscape of intense contrasts, from flowering forests to unripe ash hake from Hekla. The forest is mostly birch, as well as spruce, pine and larch mixed forests. An ideal place for outdoor activities, as there is a number of marked and unmarked paths and forest roads in the forest.

Þjórsárdalsskógur lies west of highway 32 where it goes east towards Búrfellsvirkjun. You can get into the forest from Ásólfsstaðir and also via a bridge over Sanda spölkorn in the valley. The camp site in Þjórsárdalur is in between and is well marked.

In Þjórsárdalur, the forest stretches far up the slopes, the landscape is beautiful, varied and it has a true fairytale atmosphere. In the forest, there are numerous marked and unmarked paths and trails for travelers and hikers, rivers to swim in and lava to explore. In the area there are paths for wheelchairs, good camping and a swimming pool in Árnes about 15 kilometers down in the countryside.

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Þjórsárdalsskógur Forest

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Þjórsárdalur Camping Ground Gnúpverjahreppur 801 Selfoss 893-8889
Ásólfsstaðir Ásólfsstaðir 1 804 Selfoss 893-8889