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Snow in Askja

Difficult driving conditions on road F894 above Drekagil
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Programs and events over summer 2020

The summer schedule of the park is now available
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Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Reception closed and changes in opening hours for visitor centres.
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Vatnajökull National Park and Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The alert section will be updated with changes in park and facility operations.
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New app for service fee

Parka introduces a new and better app to park your car in Iceland that can be used to pay for service fee in Skaftafell in Vatnajökull National Park.
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Holiday opening hours for the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park

Holiday opening hours for the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park are the following:
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Day of Icelandic Nature

The 16th of September is the annual day of Icelandic nature.
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"Melting glaciers" on Vatnajökull‘s website

The website Melting glaciers, published on Vatnajökull National Park‘s website, is part of the project Icelandic Glaciers – a natural laboratory to study climate change. The Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources has appointed the Vatnajökull National Park in cooperation with the Icelandic Meteorological Office to implement the project. The goal of the project, which is a part of the government’s climate change agenda, is to increase awareness about climate change and the associated consequences for glaciers in Iceland and elsewhere.
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Season's greetings from Vatnajökull National Park

Vatnajökull National Park sends you its best wishes for the Holidays and for health and happiness throughout the coming year. May our glaciers prosper as well, they really need our unified effort. So perhaps our New Year’s resolution should be to reduce our carbon footprint – we could do a lot worse than that!
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