Hallormsstaður National Forest is considered to be Iceland‘s largest forest. The forest covers an area of 740 hectares most of which is native birch. Since 1905, the forest has been the site of large scale trials of exotic species.
popular recreational area
Hallormsstaður National Forest is a popular recreational area featuring marked hiking trails and an arboretum that represents over 80 tree species from northern countries.
Around summer solstice (21st June) the National Forest Day is celebrated in the forest with food and fun for the family and the Lumberjack National Championship.