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Heidmork Nature Reserve

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Great spot so close to the city

We came here on our last night before dinner. We drove all day seeing landmarks along the south... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
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Nature near the city

I went to Heidmork on a recommendation by someone from Reykjavik. The space has nice walking trails... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Erin B
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23 Apr 2018
“Great spot so close to the city ”
5 Aug 2017
“Nature near the city”
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Heidmerkurvegur Road, Reykjavik 110, Iceland
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We came here on our last night before dinner. We drove all day seeing landmarks along the south coast and drove back to Reykjavík since we had to leave in the morning. We still had some daylight and wanted to see some more but were...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Heidmork on a recommendation by someone from Reykjavik. The space has nice walking trails around the water and through some forested areas, very peaceful and not very crowded. Nice way to escape the feel of the city without driving very far.

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The views here are great, you will yours with the local horses. The are pathways everywhere you could take. There are some annoying insects but the place worth it.

Thank Antonio O
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Heidmork is a beautiful paradise outside of the capital of Iceland. It's really nice place to bring your family and get the taste of Icelandic nature. Especially the red hills called Raudholar (Rauðhólar) which you can see when you drive into Heidmork from Nordlingaholt (Norðlingaholt)....More

Thank Guðlaug Þ
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We drove past this place from another location and decided to stop. What a little gem. We only when to the Raudholar, which are pseudo craters. Lava rock is in abundance and all of us got excited about the many different layers, shapes and colours...More

Thank Igor d
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were taken to heidmork by our photographer to take our wedding pictures. It was so beautiful the snow near the forest (well Icelandic forest which isn't many trees and none are very large) it was so pretty. There are also some lava formations there...More

Thank 258stacie
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We took a guide which was helpful in learning about the a area. Some signs are also in English but not all. There are trails of sorts but some of the footing is hard due to rocks in the paths so beware before you go....More

Thank Sandi B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The north area has some geologic formations worth seeing - very colorful & raw. The downside of this area for hiking is that the path is churned up from horses and they have left smelly gifts all over the place. It is somewhat expected as...More

2  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We could not get into the reserve through the main road as it was closed for vehicles for some reason. The park is however quite large and there are tons of unpaved roads around. If you have the time use some to drive around and...More

Thank Reneta B
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Heiðmörk has some interesting geological formations on the east side and great views from the hills on the west side. There are hiking trails all over the park as well as horse riding trails. The roads are unsealed though. You could spend a whole day...More

2  Thank Sarah D
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