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Summer draws closer in Skaftafell

Summer is almost here and things aregetting busier and busier in Skaftafell. In the last couple daysthere have been over 200 visits in the visitor centre each day, whichis quite a step up from the average during the winter.
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Skaftafell Visitor Centre closed Saturday afternoon 23 October

Skaftafell Visitor Centre will be closed next Saturday, 23 October, from 12:45 due to a funeral. The visitor centre will open again on Sunday morning at 9:00.
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Updated opening hours for Snaefellsstofa

Snaefellsstofa, Vatnajökull National Park's visitor centre in East Iceland, will be open during September.

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Road F88 to Herdubreidarlindir impassable

Road F88 between the Ring road (1) and Herdubreidarlindir is closed due to rising water level in glacial river Jökulsá. The Road Administration suggests roads F905 and F910 to reach Askja.
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A new visitor centre opened in East Iceland

Snaefellsstofa,a brand new visitor centre in Vatnajokull National Park, was formallyopened yesterday. Snaefellsstofa is an information center and asouvenir shop for tourists, and boasts itself of a new and innovativeexhibition.
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Traffic delays expected near Dettifoss

Due to maintainance of road F862 between Vesturdalur and Dettifoss, traffic delays are to be expected between June 24 and July 1.

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Establishment of the Vatnajökull National Park

The Vatnajökull National Park was created at a formal ceremony on Saturday, 7 June 2008. Over 400 people attended celebrations at the Park's four Visitor Centres.

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