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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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  • The falls are amazing, but don't miss the chance to climb the steps and hike beyond the main waterfall to see many more waterfalls nestled among rocks and moss while sheep graze nearby. The trail goes...  more »
  • Waterfalls and rainbows are like paintings that are generally beautiful and not true, and the path to the source of the waterfall is another view. It seems that there is only heaven and earth at this moment. This will let me come again and again.
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