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Skogafoss, Skogar

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One of the largest waterfalls in Iceland, Skogafoss sits along the cliffs of the country's former southern coastline. The coast has receded about 5 km (3.1 mi) toward the sea, so these falls now mark the boundary between the lowlands and the highlands. On sunny days, you can often see a single or double rainbow above the falls due to the huge volume of mist. If you don't mind getting wet, you can walk pretty close to the waterfall and even follow a rocky path behind the wall of water. Climb up to the top for a different view of the falls and the surrounding landscape. Before you head to Skogar, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Skogar trip planner , to make sure you see all that Skogar has to offer, including Skogafoss.
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  • We visited Skogafoss and the opinion is dazzling by the power and strength of this water fall. I still made the hard climb even to the top in the water fall Zone and the view is stunning!!
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  • Gorgeous and powerful! They do charge a small fee to park. There was food trucks and restrooms near. We walked in front of it and got fairly close. Wear waterproof gear if you plan on seeing it up clo...  more »
  • The Skógafoss, near the village of Skógar, is a beautiful waterfall of 60 m high and 25 m wide in Iceland.
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