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      Akureyri is the second largest urban area outside the capital area of Reykjavík, with a population of about 19.000. Akureyri is the center of trade and services in northern Iceland.

      Akureyri is a popular tourist destination for short or long visits. The town offers a wide range of activities and interesting places e.g. notable museums, the world's most northerly botanic garden, one of Iceland's most popular swimming facilities, 18-hole golf course, the best skiing area in the country, good hiking trails and free city bus. Our guests can choose between varied accommodation and excellent range of restaurants, some of which specialize in local food.

      The town is also a good base for many of Iceland's most beautiful natural wonders as waterfalls, volcanic areas and canyons as well as exciting activities as river rafting, hiking, fishing, whale watching and horse riding.
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      Region Details
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      • 28
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 31, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      127
      Trails Mountain Bike
      106
      Trails E-Bike
      47
      Trails Horse
      11
      Trails Hike
      100
      Trails Trail Running
      99
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      157 miles
      Total Descent
      41,941 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,968 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,971 ft
      Reports
      349
      Photos
      58
      Ridden Counter
      3,042
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Akureyri Mountain Bike

      trail: Lambi
      39 |
      Jun 3, 2022 @ 1:38am
      Jun 3, 2022
      trail: Syðridalur
      55 |
      May 17, 2022 @ 1:01pm
      May 17, 2022
      60 |
      May 17, 2022 @ 1:00pm
      May 17, 2022
      86 |
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 5:31am
      Apr 4, 2021
      trail: Skólavarða
      91 |
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 5:07pm
      Sep 4, 2019
      151 |
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 5:03pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      83 |
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 4:55pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      trail: Hrúturinn
      160 |
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 9:45am
      Aug 10, 2019

      Videos of Akureyri Mountain Bike

      Kjarnaskógur
      1:58 | 105 | Apr 18, 2010
      Hliðarfjall Bike Park Winter 2017

      3:23 | 237 | Aug 20, 2020
      Hlíðarfjall Bike Park - Adventure-way...
      4:02 | 413 | Aug 20, 2020 , Akureyri
      New Ramp In Hlíðarfjall Bike Park (Nýr...
      trail: Gosinn
      1:41 | 515 | Aug 20, 2020 , Akureyri
      Afternoon Jumps @ Hlíðarfjall Iceland
      690 | Jul 17, 2017 , Akureyri
      SMAC in Iceland  the fish killing incident
      801 | May 3, 2017 , Akureyri
      SMAC in Iceland  the fish killing incident

      413 | May 3, 2017
      hliðarfjall 181015 old downhill track be for...
      840 | Aug 17, 2016 , Akureyri

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Naustaborgir
      Jul 16, 2023 @ 7:49am
      Jul 16, 2023
      IdealBjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Up to Gamli
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 5:44am
      Jun 11, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Trail to Naustaborgir (Grasbalinn)
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 5:44am
      Jun 11, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Glerá Canyon Climb
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 5:44am
      Jun 11, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Hvammskógur Shortcut
      Jun 4, 2023 @ 5:50am
      Jun 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Ísbíllinn
      Jun 4, 2023 @ 5:50am
      Jun 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Súluplan - Fálkafell
      Jun 4, 2023 @ 5:50am
      Jun 4, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Gamli - Hvammskógur
      May 27, 2023 @ 2:33pm
      May 27, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      Fálkafell Climb
      May 27, 2023 @ 2:33pm
      May 27, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW
      AK Bike Park Stub
      May 27, 2023 @ 2:33pm
      May 27, 2023
      IdealE-Bike BjarniOddleifurO8kSBW

      Activity Feed

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      marliconewishlistregionactivity #51484537
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 6:35am
      Apr 21, 2024
      kristjanthorwishlisttrailactivity #45591621
      Oct 24, 2023 @ 10:38am
      Oct 24, 2023
      sigurduraddpoiactivity #43489179
      Aug 29, 2023 @ 1:45am
      Aug 29, 2023
      sigurdurupdatetrailactivity #43488785
      Aug 29, 2023 @ 1:35am
      Aug 29, 2023
      sigurduraddtrailactivity #43475910
      Aug 28, 2023 @ 7:40pm
      Aug 28, 2023

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      Jun 4, 2022 @ 2:20am
      Jun 4, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike106123 miles35,837 ft61 miles3,698 ft
      #3,565#248349235,353
      E-Bike4774 miles17,110 ft36 miles3,698 ft
      #2,927#263374958
      Horse1129 miles2,759 ft9 miles2,313 ft
      #556#1138
      Hike100145 miles34,751 ft64 miles4,967 ft
      #4,079#143412409
      Trail Running99144 miles34,590 ft64 miles4,967 ft
      #4,062#13411196
      Dirtbike/Moto26 miles673 ft2 miles1,581 ft
      #263#1114
      Observed Trials12 miles449 ft1 mile390 ft
      #148
      ATV/ORV/OHV26 miles673 ft2 miles1,581 ft
      #173#1114
      Downhill Ski12 miles1,339 ft1 mile1,165 ft
      #248416
      Backcountry Ski418 miles9,344 ft13 miles3,514 ft
      #109#250233
      Nordic Ski34 miles928 ft2 miles1,870 ft
      #327#1135283
      • By hoddi & contributors
      • Admins: sigurdur, HFA
      • #4566 - 11,771 views

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