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Top park recommendations from locals

Garden
“Right next to The Family Park and Zoo in Laugardalur you'll find the less frequently visited inner-city paradise of Grasagarðurinn; the Reykjavík Botanical Gardens. The park is home to over 5,000 different species of plants, as well as an idyllic pavilion-with-a-pond café.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Park
“In the summer it's cozy - also nice during winter to take a walk around the "tjörn" (pound).”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“Not exactly a park.. more like a patch of grass.. Still, this is the place locals get together at the slightest hint of some sun rays.. Nice on warm days ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Park
“Reykjavík´s local park is just around the corner, it has a art museum, frisby golf course, beach volley ball court and more.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“A basic little park which is occupied by young hipsters and sun-loving crowd during the sunny days. Kids come here to play frisbee-golf, volleyball, soccer and the viking game "Kubb", which can be described as a mixture of bowling and horseshoes.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Plaza
“A connection point for municipal buses. Use website straeto dot is and preferrably download their great app.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“A small amusement park aimed at kids. A nice day out would be to go to this park, and the Small animal park, that is next to it. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Park
“The ice skating rink in Laugardalur is suited for the ice-hockey and figure skating. The venue is indoor and is used for practice, competitions and the general public.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Elliðaárdalur is a beautiful park with Reykjavíks only salmon fishing river. Beautiful surroundings for a walk,run or bicycle tour. Or just find a bench,close your eyes and listen to the sound of the river gushing through the city. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“This is a place where the women would come and wash the clothes in a hot stream before the time of washing machines. They had to put railings over the stream after accidents of falling in while washing. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Plaza
“Here you will be able to catch buses to most of Reykjavik and it is also a sightseeing location with the prime minister offices right by it. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dog Run
“Rauðavatn (Red Lake) is a small lake know for turning red-ish around a certain time of the year. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Ingolfstorg Square 1 minute walk. During spring and summer you might see skaters doing their magic. During holiday season in December it will transform to ice skating park.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Hostel
“Nearest drop off with Reykjavík Excursions when going to and from Keflavik International Airport”
  • 5 locals recommend
Exhibit
“Children of all ages love to go to The Zoo and Park in Laugardalur, to get to know domestic and farmed animals, play in creative playgrounds and ride a boat or a car. ”
  • 7 locals recommend