List of national parks of Iceland
Since 2008, Iceland has three national parks. Prior to 2008 there were four national parks in Iceland; in that year Jökulsárgljúfur and Skaftafell were merged and incorporated into Vatnajökull National Park.
Vatnajökull National Park and Snæfellsjökull National Park are supervised by the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources, Þingvellir National Park is supervised by the Ministry for the Prime Minister.
List of national parks of IcelandEdit
|Snæfellsjökull||West Iceland||2001||170 km2 (66 sq mi)|
|Vatnajökull*||South-East Iceland||2008||13,952 km2 (5,387 sq mi)|
|Þingvellir*||South Iceland||1930 by laws set in 1928|
Former national parksEdit
- * Were taken into Vatnajökull National Park in 2008.
|Skaftafell*||South Iceland||1967||4,807 km2 (1,856 sq mi)|
- "National Parks in Iceland". Iceland Tourist Board. Visiticeland.com. Archived from the original on 27 May 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
- "Vatnajokull National Park". Háskóli Íslands. hi.is. Archived from the original on 24 April 2009. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
- "Þjóðgarðurinn Snæfellsjökull" (PDF). Environment agency of Iceland. ust.is. Retrieved 12 May 2012.