Hlauptungufoss is a waterfall in the south of Iceland in the river Brúará. There are several waterfalls in the river Brúará; Hlauptungufoss is a small one with a height of appr. 2 meters. The waterfall is located  1,5 kilometer downstream from the famous Brúarfoss.

Take road 1 up to Mosfellsbær. Turn into road 36 to Þingvellir. From there take road 365 to Laugarvatn and in addition take road 37 in the direction to the Geysir. About 2-3 kilometer after you crossed road 355 you will cross the river Brúará. Here you can also find a small parking. Walking upstream brings you to Hlauptungufoss and Brúarfoss. The trail is a bit muddy at places when it rains but the walk is quite easy.

Between Brúarfoss and Hlauptungufoss there is another small waterfall called Miðfoss.

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About Hlauptungufoss

LocationLaugarvatn, Úthlíð (Árnessýsla)
Best visitSummer

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