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Best trails in Western

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Trying to find the best Western trails? AllTrails has 33 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Snæfellsbær, Borgarbyggð or Hvalfjarðarsveit, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 18 easy trails in Western ranging from 0.6 to 4.4 miles and from 0 to 1,479 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Western
Top trails (33)
#1 - Arnarstapi - Gatklettur - Hellnar
Ströndin við Stapa og Hellna
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 47 m
Nice hike along the coast. The departure is from the village of Arnarstapi which is a small fisher village in order to reach the village of Hellnar. The trail goes through Gatklettur, which is famous for the natural rock formation. Enjoy the of the Snaefellsnes peninsula and the Snæfellsjökull glacier.Show more
#2 - Kirkjufell Mountain
Grundarfjörður, Western, Iceland
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Kirkjufell is a famous mountain located in the north coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula next to the little village of Grundarfjörður. It is claimed to be the most photographed mountain in the country and offers amazing views and colors. The mountain is free-standing and also well know from Game Of Thrones.Show more
#3 - Djúpalónssandur - Dritvík - Aflraunasteinar
Snaefellsjokull National Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Djúpalónssandur is a sandy beach and bay on foot of Snæfellsjökull. It's also called Djúpalónssandur or the Black Lava Pearl Beach. You will find 4 differently sized stones. . You reach the beach by walking down the Nautastígur trail and they are two freshwater lagos called Djúpulón . Then you will see the spectacular rock Gatklettur. Aflraunasteinar is also located on its trail. They are famous lifting stones to measure the strength.Show more
#4 - Rauðfeldsgjá Gorge
Snaefellsjokull National Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 26 m
Rauðfeldsgjá is a beautiful gorge in Botnsfjall Mountain on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. It's a deep, high and narrow ravine. It has a dramatic story and a family tragedy. You can walk up to and climb inside but only during the summer time.Show more
#5 - Búðir - Miðhús Trail
Snæfellsbær, Western, Iceland
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
This trail is located on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula which is also called Iceland in minature. The trail starts next to the hotel Búðir and goes to the small hamlet in Búðahraun lava fields in Staðarsveit. The path finished next to the farm Miðhús and the lake Miðhúsavatn.Show more
#6 - Stóra-Grábrók Crater
Grábrókargígar
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 21 m
The volcanic field around the Grábrók craters consists mainly of the spatter cones Stóra Grábrók volcano. The Litla Grábrók and Grábrókarfell and are located at about 30 km northwest of Borgarnes and it's part of Ljósufjöll volcanic system.Show more
#7 - Kirkjufellsfoss
Snaefellsjokull National Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
#8 - Hraunofossar and Barnafoss Waterfall Loop
Borgarbyggð, Western, Iceland
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 15 m
#9 - Eldborg Crater
Eyja- og Miklaholtshreppur, Western, Iceland
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
#10 - Nyjabúd
Snaefellsjokull National Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Outstanding trail combining views of Snæfellsjökull, the ocean, and the lava fields in between!Show more
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