Hverarond, Lake Myvatn

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#5 of 14 in Parks in Northeast Region
Leave behind the comforts of civilization at Hverarond, where the power of nature rules. Few countries compare to Iceland when it comes to volcanic activity, and this field of fumaroles and hot springs is a prime example. Experience the relentless undrground energy, visible in the columns of steam, boiling water, and bubbling mud pots. No plants or animals can survive in this highly acidic environment, but you will see an abundance of colorful minerals. Walk up to the vents and pools, taking care to stay safe. Wear comfortable shoes that you don't mind getting muddy. Note that the steam and smell of sulfur might be uncomfortable for some. To visit Hverarond and get the most from your holiday in Reykjahlid, create itinerary details personal to you using our Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker website .
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  • August 12, 2017
    This place is a great spot to stop when traveling along the Ring Road. You can smell the sulfur in the air as you wander around the mud pots and check out the vents. Very surreal landscape, almost fee...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Who wants to get a feel for the forces of nature, should go here. Here lives the Earth. I think comparable only with an active volcano.
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  • August 10, 2017
    It is a smell of sulfur volcanic hot springs and water vapor have spouted on the ground area. There are areas with wooden boards, but mud and water vapor feet it was so slippery. Safe temperature is to touch water vapour.
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