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Svinadalur Circle is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Norðurþing, Northeastern, Iceland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until September.

Length 4.4 mi Elevation gain 377 ft Route type Loop

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Anna Kukin
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Hiking

Loved the trail. Beautiful views on the river and the rock formations from the top. It was very wet and muddy due to rain but on a good day, it would have been the best hike!

Simina Florea
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Hiking

V-6 Svínadalur circle Distance: 7 km (circle) Walking time: 2-3hrs Starting point: Hljóðaklettar parking area Route difficulty: Challenging route (red). The trail starts at the parking area at Hljóðaklettar and goes south past the old Trolls, Karl and Kerling and towards Kallbjarg. In the last century there was a pulley over the river at Kallbjarg, which was used to transport essentials from one side to the other. From Kallbjarg the route heads west to the farm Svínadalur, deserted since 1946 and then it turns north. The trail goes over Eyjan (the Island) and then it goes down into the Vesturdalur valley and goes along the Vesturdalsá River to the camp site. From there the easiest way back to the parking area is to follow the road.