Hallormssta­askˇgur Forest

Hallormssta­askˇgur is the largest forest in Iceland. It is Located on the eastern bank of Lagarfljˇt river and has been protected since 1905. The forest holds 85 foreign tree species, the first one planted in 1903. The forest is a popular vacation area and a campsite by the lakeside at AtlavÝk is very popular. This is the centre for re-afforestation and an experimental forestry station