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Skogafoss, Skogar

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Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
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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  • One of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen. This is an amazing waterfall. The vast amount of water is just unimaginable. Very impressive, makes a great photo as you can walk right up to it - be.....  more »
  • This is a necessary but brief tour stop along the southern Ring Road stretch. Free admission, ample parking. A walk up the hillside is available for an top view panaroma perspective. However, you.....  more »
  • Maybe a bit strange but this super famous waterfall wasn´t actually on my must-do list in Iceland. Stopping there persuaded me that could´ve been a mistake. It is just beautiful !! The view from the.....  more »

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