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Southern Ring Road, Skogar, Iceland
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All reviews beautiful waterfall ring road climb the stairs walk up double rainbow viewing platform at the top hiking trail sunny day south coast the main road getting wet parking lot rain gear worth a stop car park be careful falls
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Iceland is full of amazing waterfalls, this is neither the largest nor the highest. But this definitely the most scenic...Do go behind the waterfall to get a different view...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a day trip that stopped at Skogofoss and we loved it (even though it can be a little crowded). I would highly recommend heading up the stair on the right-hand side to get an awesome view over the waterfall and the surrounding area

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travellingking1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Skogafoss means Forest Waterfall. During winter the slopes are icy and very chilly going close to the waterfall. Make sure you wear warm and waterproof clothes are highly recomended and have shoes with sturdy soles.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank RoxxyKnoxx
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were able to park and walk directly from the lot to the falls! we opted not to walk to the top of the falls due to time restraints but spent a good 20-25 min taking pictures along the water and closer to the falls....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jtbabi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Skógafoss is one of the waterfalls that seemingly everybody on a trip to Iceland visits. So don't expect to be there alone, it's very popular, as being just next to the Ring Road. However, it's famous for a reason. Just leave your car in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AlSnow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Allow enough time (if desired) to hike up to the top of the falls for a different view. Since we visited in Dec. the daylight hours were short. After the drive there and some other stops we didn't have enough daylight time to do that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jseash
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my first experiences visiting a waterfall and it didn't disappoint! You can get very close (with caution of course!) which was good. There are also some steps up the side of one of the hills which means you can get a good aerial...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hollyb01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk all the way to the top - it is worth it! Amazing views, and nice food in the restaurant at the bottom.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthaanne89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve loved how easy it is to access some of the gorgeous falls from the road. Because we were wet from our first waterfall stop, we opted not to take the stairs up to peer over the falls. But even from the parking lot this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jjcoffman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterfalls are indispensable element of Icelandic landscapes and Skogafoss is probably one of the most emblematic of them. Definitely worth a stop, can be combined with a visit to the Black Sand beach. Easy reachable from Reykjavik. The best view to the fall is from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Linda H
19 September 2018|
Response from Miguelal1984 | Reviewed this property |
The fall is very close to the ring road, so the access should be available. From the parking is only a few meters on foot to the waterfall
6 May 2018|
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Response from Ugo C | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. There is no overnight parking on Skogáfoss. There are signs everywhere that warn you parking after 7:00PM is prohibited. There are, however, a campsite and a hotel in the vicinity, just minutes away from the... More
14 February 2018|
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Response from Dr Raymond D | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost to visit this attraction