The camping site is located at Hróarsstaðir farm in the valley of Fnjóskadalur in the county of Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla, North Iceland. The camping site in on the west side of the valley, facing the largest natural birch wood in Iceland, Vaglaskógur.
Welcome to Systragil Camping Site
Nestled in the woods by the flowing stream
How to get here
From the town Akureyri
FROM HÚSAVÍK / MÝVATNI
N 65° 7068 and 17° 8995
Within walking distance from the camping site and in the nearest neighbourhood
Natural wonders and interesting destinations
Within an hour drive from the Camping Site
The nearest golf course is Lundsvöllur (nine holes, par 34, 3 km). The nearest geothermal swimming pools are at Illugastaðir (10 km) and Stórutjarnaskóli (13 km). There are many hiking trails near the Systragil Campsite, leading both through the wood and also up to a nearby hill called “Vaðlaheiði”.
Systragil Campsite is perfectly located if you want to experience the natural wonders of North Iceland. Goðafoss (the Waterfall of the heathen Gods of old, 25 km) is nearby, Laufás (an old farmhouse, built in the traditional style of the 18th century, 20 km), town of Akureyri (16 km) and Húsavík (whale watching cruises 65 km) and lake Mývatn (unique birdlife) where Námaskarð, Dimmuborgir (volcanic craters) and Mývatn Nature Baths are (60 – 75 km).