Best trails in Iceland

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Ready to check out the best trails in Iceland? AllTrails has 288 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 135 easy trails in Iceland ranging from 1 to 15.3 km and from 0 to 1,114 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Iceland
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#1 - Laugavegur Trail
Fjallabak Nature Reserve
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Length: 52.1 km • Est. Multi-day
This is the most famous trail in Iceland. A 4-day trek across the Icelandic wilderness - polychrome mountains, lava fields, black sand deserts, geothermal springs, glaciers, lakes, icy river-crossingsShow more
#2 - Glymur Falls Loop Trail
Reykjavík, Capital, Iceland
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Length: 7.9 km • Est. 2 h 53 m
This loop circles Glymur Falls, the highest waterfall in Iceland. There are two river crossings to complete this loop. The first has a log and hand line during the summer months. The crossing aboveShow more
#3 - Skogafoss Waterfall Extended Hike
Rangárþing eystra, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2 h 28 m
Skogafoss Waterfall Extended Hike is a 6.8 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rangárþing eystra, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is prShow more
#4 - Reykjadalur Hot Spring River Trail
Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 2 h 26 m
Reykjadalur Hot Spring River Trail is a 7.1 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offShow more
#5 - Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrafoss Waterfalls
Þórsmerkurvegur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.9 km • Est. 38 m
Seljalandsfoss is located in the South Region in Iceland right by Route 1 and the road that leads to Þórsmörk Road 249. The waterfall is one of the most popular waterfalls and natural wonders in IcelaShow more
#6 - Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon
Skaftárhreppur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 3.2 km • Est. 1 h
Note: This area is open but please respect fences and signs to protect surround vegetation. Show more
#7 - Gullfoss Waterfall
Hrunamannahreppur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.9 km • Est. 33 m
Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland. The wide Hvítá rushes southward, and about a kilometre above the falls it turns sharply to the right and flows down into a wide curvShow more
#8 - Fimmvörðuháls
Rangárþing eystra, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 25.7 km • Est. 9 h 18 m
Trekking poles are recommended.Show more
#9 - Austurbrekkur to Sjónarnípa, Svartifoss, and Magnúsafoss
Vatnajökull National Park
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 2 h 22 m
Austurbrekkur to Sjónarnípa, Svartifoss, and Magnúsafoss is a 7.1 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Skaftárhreppur, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moShow more
#10 - Öxarárfoss Waterfall Trail
Thingvellir National Park
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Length: 4.2 km • Est. 1 h 33 m
Öxarárfoss Waterfall Trail is a 4.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily Show more
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