Magnahellir, Hafrahvammagljúfur, Dimmugljúfur

magnahellir á heimasíðu

Drive north of Kárahnjúkastífla reservoir along a road (fit for SUV) on Lambafell to crossroads by Laugavellir. Drive down to a parking area by Dimmugljúfur canyons. There you will
find a 
sign containing information and the trail running through Hafrahvammar canyon and Magnahellir cave  where you will find the cylinder with the visitors’log and stamp. The farmers in Eiríksstaðir used to keep their sheep in the slopes by Jökulsá river close to the cave called Magnahellir cave which derives its name from the farmer named Magni who was the first one to keep his sheep there in winter.

 

Distance: 1,5 km

GPS Cordinates: (N64°99.252-W15°71.683)

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