Best trails in Skógar, Southern

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Explore the most popular trails near Skógar with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Skógar, Southern
Top trails (3)
#1 - Skógafoss Waterfall
Skógar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Skõgarfoss is one of the most splendid waterfalls in Iceland. It's located next the the main road number 1 and has featured in many films from Thor to Walter Mitty. The start is next to the camping in Skógar. This route is also used to reach the Thórsmörk valley via the Fimmvörðuháls pass. Fantastic views of the waterfall from the ground to the top. This is an extended hike where you can see the huge canyon above the waterfall. Show more
#2 - Básar - Móði
Skógar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 6 h 13 m
This nice loops starts from Básar in the Þórsmörk valley next to the camping site. The trail goes to the summit Móði which is named after he son of the Old Norse God Þór. Stunning scenery and views.Show more
#3 - Kvernufoss Waterfall [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Skógar, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 32 m