Hallormsstadur National Forest is positioned in Fljotsdalur east Iceland, about 25 kilometers inland from the town of Egilsstadir. It is one in all the bigger forests in Iceland, masking 740 hectares and includes the simplest village in Iceland that is placed in a forest. The wooded area is a pastime region in a various landscape. There are over 40 km of marked trails and footpaths as well as an arboretum, two camp-websites, picnic areas, a motel, and boat and horse leases.
The birchwood remnants at Hallormsstaður farm had been covered in 1905 and thereby have become Iceland‘s first national forest. Birch forest and wooded area now covers approximately 350 ha in the original fenced area and a ramification of tree species were planted on every other 200 ha. Large regions had been annexed to the wooded area extra lately, each to the north and south, and both planted or allowed to regenerate clearly with birch. A overall of 85 tree species may be determined inside the wooded area from over 600 places round the arena. The forest offers meals, nest sites and protection from predators for numerous chook species. Year-round citizens consist of commonplace redpoll, wren, goldcrest, rock ptarmigan, and common raven.