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Best trails in Southern

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Trying to find the best Southern trails? AllTrails has 113 great hiking trails, trail 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Skaftárhreppur, Rangárþing eystra or Mýrdalshreppur, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 54 moderate trails in Southern ranging from 1 to 49.4 miles and from 0 to 3,451 feet 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 Southern
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#1 - Laugavegur Trail
Fjallabak Nature Reserve
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Length: 32.4 mi • 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 - Skogafoss Waterfall Extended Hike
Rangárþing eystra, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Skogafoss Waterfall Extended Hike is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rangárþing eystra, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#3 - Reykjadalur Hot Spring River Trail
Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Reykjadalur Hot Spring River Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#4 - Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrafoss Waterfalls
Þórsmerkurvegur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.2 mi • 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
#5 - Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon
Skaftárhreppur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h
Note: This area is open but please respect fences and signs to protect surround vegetation. Show more
#6 - Austurbrekkur to Sjónarnípa, Svartifoss, and Magnúsafoss
Vatnajökull National Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Austurbrekkur to Sjónarnípa, Svartifoss, and Magnúsafoss is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Skaftárhreppur, Southern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderatShow more
#7 - Gullfoss Waterfall
Hrunamannahreppur, Southern, Iceland
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Length: 1.2 mi • 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: 16 mi • Est. 9 h 18 m
Trekking poles are recommended.Show more
#9 - Öxarárfoss Waterfall Trail
Thingvellir National Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Öxarárfoss Waterfall Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hveragerði, Southern, Iceland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#10 - Svartifoss Loop via Lambhagi and Kvarnakofalág
Vatnajökull National Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Note: This trail may be closed during winter conditions. Please check with the Skaftafell National Park Service before attempting this hike.Show more
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