Snæfellsjökull National Park

Snæfellsjökull (Snæfell Glacier) National Park was established on June 28, 2001. The Park's purpose is to protect and conserve the areas 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. Park Rangers operate in the area during the summer months, providing information as well as monitoring and tending the area. Visitors are encouraged to contact Park Rangers for assistance or information about the area.

Address
National Snaefellsjokull
Klettsbud 7
360 Hellissandur
ICELAND

Information
Phonenumber: + 354 436 6860
Fax: + 354 436 6861
E-mail: snaefellsjokull@ust.is

Please keep to marked trails. Vehicles and bicycles are restricted to roads and tracks. Horse trekking is allowed only on marked bridle paths. Riders are requested to contact a Park Ranger. There are no campsites in the National Park but backpackers may camp for one night.

 

Although we welcome you to explore this area, please help us conserve its ecology, its remarkable geological features and its tranquillity. Do not drive off roads, disturb geological formations or wildlife, or light fires. And please take your litter with you.

The Park’s phone numbers are 436 6860 and 855 4260 (fax: 436 6861). Its email address is snaefellsjokull@ust.is and its website is at www.ust.is.

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