Information about Heiðmörk

Heidmork is conservation area of over 300 hectars of land and a favorite pastime location, situated on the outskirts of Reykjavik.

Heidmork is one of he primary sources for cold water in the capital region. It also has a beautiful forest of over five million plants and about 150 species of flowers. Rabbits and over 60 types of birds can be found there. Of particular note are Raudholar, a spectacular remainder of a cluster of pseudocraters and the salmon river Ellidaar. A number of caves can be found in the area, such as Mariuhellir and Draugahellar. During World War Two the British army used material from the craters to build the airport in Reykjavik.

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Attractions nearby Heiðmörk

Búrfell

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Garðabær

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Búðir

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Elliðaá

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Leiðarendi Cave

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Helgafell

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Stóri-Bolli

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Þríhnúkagígur

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Hafravatn

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Kópavogur

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Dynjandi

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Úlfarsfell

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Hafnarfjörður

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Laugardalur

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Nauthólsvík

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Ásmundarsafn

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Perlan

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Reykjavík

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Hallgrimskirkja

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Tours near Heiðmörk

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