Dettifoss and Selfoss is a 3.5 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Skútustaðahreppur, Northeastern, Iceland that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 3.5 km Elevation Gain: 95 m Route Type: Out & Back

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river

views

waterfall

wildlife

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3 days ago

The waterfalls were impressive and it was neat to see rainbows in the mist but if your short you can skip this hike and you won't be missing out.

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27 days ago

Two impressive falls. Take highway 862 for a paved route.

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1 month ago

Bring rain gear for sure!!! Will get completely soaked!

10 months ago

Two beautiful falls and make sure you do both. Easy walks

10 months ago

Simple walk between two great waterfalls. Easy to navigate and nice way to avoid the crowds at Dettifoss

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11 months ago

Once you get to the trailhead, there is a short easy hike to Dettifoss. Just when you think it can't get any better, take a footpath to Selfoss. In my opinion, Selfoss is more spectacular. Look at all the pics and just understand they're MUCH better in person! If you have the time, thee are not to be missed while in Iceland. I believe they are at least six hours or more away from Reykjavic so it's a long full day or an overnight stay (as we did) somewhere else.

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11 months ago

Dettifoss is the mightiest waterfall in all of Europe — no words needed !

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2 months ago

recorded Dettifoss and Selfoss

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