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“BEAUTIFUL SKOGAFOSS MAJESTY!”
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Skogafoss
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Skogafoss is another of Iceland's natural beauties, just a couple of hours east of Reykjavik on the southern part of the ring road heading toward Vik.
Cascading gracefully down from the Eyjafjallajökull glacier, the Volcano that 2010 North Atlantic air travellers cursed. This waterfall is tall and wide and very majestic. Definitely a must see on a trip to Iceland and a side trip to a nearby local folk museum is also very intriguiing.
Iceland the land of 10,000 waterfalls, massive glaciers, stunning mountain views, amazing coastal scenes, and unspoiled majesty that abounds. We loved this waterfall because it is so beautiful, and of course there is a treasure to be found somewhere at it's base. Good luck if you are trying to find it! But do not let it stop you from enjoying the majesty of Skogafoss!

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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Great looking waterfall with an added bonus of 200 metal stairs that climb alongside the falls. If you don't want to climb all of the stairs, you can walk out on the flats to the pool at the bottom of the waterfall and feel the power of the falls.

For the best picture of the falls, climb the stairs about 2/3 of the way up and look for a narrow dirt trail off to the left. This will put you pretty much directly at the level of the top of the falls. If you climb all of the stairs, you will actually be 20 to 30 feet above the waterfall.

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Reviewed May 18, 2012

This is a nice looking, high waterfall that can be seen directly off of the Ring Road in Skogar. There's a parking lot not far from its base and a trail that leads up to the top of the falls. While it's not huge and "awe inspiring" (like Niagara Falls, for example) it's super easy to get to and worth taking a short break from the road between Reykjavik and Vik in the south.

The Skogar Folk Museum is also only a couple of hundred metres away from the bottom if you're looking to add some culture to this natural beauty.

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Reviewed March 24, 2012

very easy to find from the ringroad, easy to walk, nice view

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Reviewed March 15, 2012

Beautiful backdrop, easily accessible by car. The carpark was very near the waterfall.
One can also walk up a short path from the side of the waterfall to the top.
Unfortunately we visited in rain and gloom, and did not see any rainbows near the falls.

I tried standing so near the waterfall till I it felt like a storm rushing towards me. It was thundering, overwhelming, and beautiful experience, leaving behind the most amazing memory of the whole Iceland road trip.

Thank RyanTan
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