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Eldgjá - Ófærufoss

From the car park at Eldgjá, this is an easy path along the gorge bottom, to the Ófærufoss waterfall, giving a good idea of the size of the gorge.

2,5 km
Estimated time
1-1,5 hour
Trail difficulty factor
Starting point
Car park in Eldgjá

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To avoid driving over Ströngukvísl river it is possible to park the car south of the river and start hiking from there and go over a hiking bridge. The trail follows the river Nyðri Ófæra and into Eldgjá and is quite scenic.

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