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It's a good hike from the parking area to areas of any geothermal activity, but walking through the lava fields on the way out and back is interesting as well. The boardwalks installed on parts of the trail are giving way in some areas, so...More
There's plenty to see here, if weather permits. If you're short on time and the weather is even slightly on the bad side, save your time and keep going to other sites in Myvatn or get to Dettifoss.
Pro tip: between the ring road and...More
Krafla is a volcanic caldera and fissure zone towards northern Iceland in the Myvatin region. With 29 recorded eruptions and 9 from 1974-84 this is a living "thing". Park and a half mile moderate walk brings you past geo thermal activity up to the still...More
We found the visit to Krafla unimpressive and left with the feeling that we did not get to see what we were supposed to. Maybe it was getting too dark and there were few cars but we could not find the main trails. We did...More
The upper parking lot was closed due to snow/ice so one needed to take a much longer hike up from a lower area. A fairly strenuous hike and not for those without the proper footwear or who are not in shape. Along the way the...More
Another must-see stop! Walk the crater and then go over to the other side and walk the lava fields at the top of the trail. It's so cool up there because the terrain goes from very colorful to black lava rock (very moon-like). Such a...More