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Cross country 
ski trails

We look forward to seeing you at Mývatn Winter Festival!

We plan to maintain as many cross-country ski trails as possible in the area during the Winter Festival. Stay tuned for more information here on the site.

Mývatn nature baths

Now offer cross-country skiing trails. Starts from their parking. It is ideal to go skiing and relax afterwards in the baths! More info at number 4644411​.


Sel-Hotel Mývatn offers cross-country ski trails from Skútustaðir.

Stakhólstjörn - Álftabára - Haganes. Subject to weather and snow conditions. 
Information by phone 464 4164.


Vaglaskógur forest

The rangers ensure that there are ski trails in Vaglaskógur forest on weekends during the Winter Festival. Parking by the Forestry. Wonderful to ski in the woods! More info on facebook.

Laugar village

Ski trails in Laugar in Reykjadalur valley when the weather allows. Parking by the swimming pool in Laugar. In the week before Winter festival there was not enough snow in Laugar for the trail, let´s cross fingers for snow. Get more info from Sighvatur in phone number 845 0699.

Ski trails at Snow Dogs in Vallholt

Use the trails made by the dog sleds at Snow Dogs, perfect for cross-country skiing!  

Information by phone 847 7199

(The trails can not be used when the Icelandic Sled Dog Club Championship is on the 11th and 12th)


4 km circle by Laxá river in Aðaldalur valley. Beginning and end at Neskirkja church. 

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