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Bláa lónið Loop Trail

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 4.0 (2)

Run around the Blue Lagoon area.


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5.4

Miles

8.6

KM

98%

Runnable

258' 79 m

High

85' 26 m

Low

239' 73 m

Up

254' 77 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · Hot Spring · Swimming · Views

Description

This loop makes for great running terrain around the Blue Lagoon area. The footing is mixed rocks, footpath, mossy surfaces, etc.

The run starts at the parking lot for the Blue Lagoon facilities, just left of the bus waiting building.

I was a bit worried at the start, about some signs saying there's no access, but I believe these were about danger of entering the hot springs. Other than that, the trail was easy to navigate. There are cairns, and some wooden poles marking the route.

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Jan-Frode Myklebust

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Warning about not entering hot spring, not about not entering trail.
Dec 19, 2018 near Grindavík, IS
Heading over the moss-covered lava fields.
Nov 2, 2019 near Grindavík, IS
Blue Lagoon
Dec 19, 2018 near Grindavík, IS
Hiking over moss on the lava field.
Nov 2, 2019 near Grindavík, IS

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Aug 15, 2019
Romain Debordeaux
Dec 19, 2018
Jan-Frode Myklebust
5.3mi — 1h 03m
Dec 12, 2018
Jan-Frode Myklebust
A bit fumbling around to find the correct path. 6.9mi — 1h 27m