7. Leirhnjúkur Mountain

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An easy trail leads from the parking area around the active area of Leirhnjúkur. Walk through hot spring area and steaming lava to craters formed in the Krafla fires 1975-1984. A hiking trail leads from the hot spring area to the crater Hófur, which is north of Leirhnjúkur. Hófur is a beautiful formed crater dating back to the Mývatn fires, 1725-1729. 1-3 hours.