From stunning waterfalls to black sand beaches and glacier lagoons, easy hikes in Iceland abound.
While you are standing in front of Skogafoss, turn to your right and you will see a stairwell heading up the right side of the mountain next to the waterfall.
If you are staying in Reykjavik and are looking for the best hikes in Iceland that are nearby, the Mount Esja Trail is the perfect day hike for you.
To get to the Arnarstapi hike, head to the Snaefellsnes Penninsula in west Iceland and put Arnarstapi in your GPS.
The view of the Skaftafellsjökull Glacier is well worth the walk and it starts by the visitor center and parking lot so getting there couldn’t be easier!
Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon is considered one of the best easy hikes in Iceland, but be aware that the first part is a steep uphill.