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 on New Year's Eve. The weather wasn't great but we still visited. Parking is free and there is a small shop and toilets in the car park. You can view the waterfall which is a short walk or.... more »
This waterfall is awesome! It's a great spot where you can walk a short way to the falls and get some great photos. Definitely stop here! more »
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