Explore Hvalnes Nature Reserve

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Added by Lauren Schusterman

A beautiful stop at a black rock beach, right off the Ring Road.  

Look for a point of interest sign for Hvalnes and pull off the road into the dirt parking lot. You can get some great photos here and then continue walking for around 10 minutes until you reach the ocean.  The beach extends for a while and would make a nice walk or you can just hangout on the beach and enjoy the views.  

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Warm Clothes 
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Activities:

Chillin, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic

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Added by Lauren Schusterman

College student at UCLA. Born and raised in Boulder, CO. In love with the outdoors and all it has to offer.

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