The Best Hikes near Reykjavik

Andy Yee at Gullfoss
Gullfoss, IcelandGullfossIcelandYeah, you can go to the border of the unprotected Gullfoss waterfall, jumping is optional.Gullfoss, IcelandGullfossIcelandGullfoss. Iceland This mornings sunrise at Gullfoss. Im going to guess this was around 4am? On a Colby Brown photography workshop and we have...Helgafell, Hafnarfjordur, IcelandHelgafellHafnarfjordur, IcelandHiking <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' >Brurarfoss, IcelandBrurarfossIcelandBrurafoss is a spectacular waterfall that is off the beaten path, few tourists visit it or even know about this little gem. Thousands of little...Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, IcelandHallgrimskirkjaReykjavik, IcelandThe Hallgrimskirkja. The famous Lutheran Church of Iceland. It stands 244ft tall. I don’t know how this may or may not count for golden hour, but I...Hvalfjörður, IcelandHvalfjörðurIcelandWe found a nice spot to chill with the old lady we are babysitting, she is 14 year old so there will be no hikes this weekend <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >Búrfellsgjá, Gardabaer, IcelandBúrfellsgjáGardabaer, IcelandStrike a pose in the lava <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' > #búrfellsgjá #Iceland #puppyVífilsfell, IcelandVífilsfellIcelandGoing for a hike <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' >Grábrók, IcelandGrábrókIcelandThis is the crater of Grábrók volcano. After a steep hike up you can walk into the crater. It is still active, but hasn&#x27;t blown in hundreds of years.Barnafossar, IcelandBarnafossarIcelandThis river and series of waterfalls is worth making the short drive off main routes for, because the water is truly that blue! There are small...Thingvellir National Park, IcelandThingvellir National ParkIcelandThe mountain a hiked seen from Þingvöllum, Lake Þingvellir <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' >Glymur, IcelandGlymurIcelandIf you take the long way from Reykjavík to Borgarnes, you can pull off and make a couple hour hike up to Iceland&#x27;s second tallest waterfall,...Helgafell, Hafnarfjordur, IcelandHelgafellHafnarfjordur, IcelandKaffon the happy puppy <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' > We had a great hike to mt. Helgafell (340m) this morning <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >Helgafell, Hafnarfjordur, IcelandHelgafellHafnarfjordur, IcelandFlying dog <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' > We had a great hike to mt. Helgafell (340m) this morning <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >Thrihnukagigur volcano, IcelandThrihnukagigur volcanoIcelandNot many people want to get to close to the mouth of a volcano but there I was descending 120 metres into the belly of Thrihnukagigur, located not...Vífilsfell, IcelandVífilsfellIcelandFirst day of summer here in Iceland and I went hiking early in the morning <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' > Our capital Reykjavík is i the background <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >Helgafell, Hafnarfjordur, IcelandHelgafellHafnarfjordur, IcelandWe had a great hike to mt. Helgafell (340m) this morning <img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f436.png' ><img class='emoji' src='/images/emoji/1f60a.png' >Eldborg, IcelandEldborgIceland#Hiking up the side of the Eldborg Volcanic Caldera in Snaefellsnes, Iceland. The last bit before reaching the crater at the top is quite steep and...Valley of Reykjadalur, IcelandValley of ReykjadalurIcelandA long uphill hike through a very active geothermal area led us past boiling mud holes, steaming holes in the ground, and lots of sheep basking in...Valley of Reykjadalur, IcelandValley of ReykjadalurIcelandReykjadalur, which literally means Smoky Valley, is just a 45 minute drive from Reykjavik and a popular spot for the locals to head out for a half...
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