is located at the southern foot of the mountain massif Dyngjufjoll at
the mouth of a synonymous gorge, Drekagil. The oldest hut was
built 1968-1969 and the newer 2003-2004. The huts accommodate
about 50 people. During summer the huts are attended by a
warden. A camping site is near the huts.
A track for 4wd
vehicles connects the huts with the ringroad (#1) via
Herdubreidarlindir and continues to Mts Kverkfjoll, via the Gaesavotn
Route to Sprengisandur, and via valley Dyngjufjalladalur to valley
Bardardalur. A hiking train leads to the Braedrafell hut.
GPS co-ordinates: 65°02.520 - 16°35.720
Source: The ATA website.
After the establishment
largest national park, Vatnajokull, on June 7th, 2008,
Drekagil became one of the centres for the NP wardens.