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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Skogafoss was one of my favourite stops in Iceland! The waterfall is huge and fierce. Dozens of birds were flying above and there was a little rainbow in one side! Such beauty! Climb up the stairs... more »
So as impressive as the main waterfall when you arrive in the car park is, just do yourself and keep hiking!! The tourists will disperse the longer you hike and there are waterfalls all along the... more »
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