Jórvík, a perfect place for a picnic, hiking and nature exploring. Walking path from Jórvík to Norður­dalur. The land was given to the National Forest Association for cultivation, 600 ha of forest. A small ravine runs up the slope towards the mountain. The forest contains traditional Icelandic tree types such as natural aspen and birch combined with cultivated areas and remains of forest cultivation experience of the first half of the 19th century. National Forest.