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Herðubreiðarlindir Travel Guide

Rif, Iceland

Herdubreidarlindir is an oasis situated near Herdubreid mountain north of Vatnajokull glacier.

The area features a campground and hiking trails and is popular with travellers. More than 72 vascular plant species may be found there. Herdubreid also has rich birdlife which includes pink-footed geese, harlequin ducks, Arctic terns, swans and red-necked phalaropes.

 Outlaws would seek refuge in this area in former times, the best known being Fjalla-Eyvindur. 

Explore this area while on a self drive tour in Iceland.