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15 Beautiful Photos of the World’s Largest National Park

Take a look at what Northeast Greenland National Park, the largest national park in the world, looks like.

Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) standing in mountain landscape, Blomsterbugten, Ymers, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

A spectacular spot

Northeast Greenland National Park is the world’s largest national park and is unsurprisingly located on Greenland, the world’s largest island. But how much do you know about this remote place? For more photos of national parks, here are 30 stunning photos of America’s national parks in full bloom.

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Ittoqqortoormiit village

Northeast Greenland National Park may be the largest national park in the world at 375,000 square miles, but it’s also one of the most remote. The nearby Ittoqqortoormiit village is a sight to see along the way. If you’re really looking to get away, here are 20 of the most remote places on Earth.

East Greenland City Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund, East Greenland, GreenlandimageBROKER/Karlheinz Irlmeier/Getty Images

Another view of Ittoqqortoormiit village by the water

Here’s another view of Ittoqqortoormiit village, the most isolated town in Greenland. For more photos of colorful towns, here are 15 photos of the most colorful towns in the world.

Alpefjord, Northeast GreenlandAlison Wright/Getty Images

Alpefjord

Are you a mountain person or a beach person? At Northeast Greenland National Park, you can be both, though in an arctic climate. For more photos of beautiful places, here are 20 jaw-dropping photos of Iceland.

Cotton Grass (Eriophorum sp.), mountains, Holmbugt, Kong Oscar Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Kong Oscar Fjord

With cotton grass in the foreground and mountains in the background at the Kong Oscar Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park has a variety of stunning landscapes.

Arctic Willow (Salix arctica), Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Arctic willow

It might be hard to imagine plants thriving in places as cold as the arctic tundra, but the Arctic willow seems to be blooming just fine. If you’re looking to tend to your own garden, learn about some colorful flowers that grow in shade.

Reflection in the water, mountains and icebergs, Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, Kejser Franz Josef Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord

The Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord in Northeast Greenland National Park has a bit of history behind its name. This fjord was named after Franz Joseph, the Austro-Hungarian emperor, because he helped invest in the Second German North Pole Expedition of 1869, one of the first times that the fjord was observed. Fjords can provide a bit of calm in an otherwise hectic world. Here are the 12 most peaceful places in the world.

Reflection in the water, mountains and icebergs, Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, Kejser Franz Josef Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Reflections in the water

Stunning mountains, icebergs, and glass-like reflections in the water greet curious world wanderers at the Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord in Northeast Greenland National Park. Here are 15 lesser-known wonders of the world that will take your breath away.

Reflection in the water, mountains and icebergs, Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, Kejser Franz Josef Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

A different perspective

The Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord runs about 62 miles inland and has amazing views along the way while winding around in multiple directions for another 52 miles. For more remote national parks, here are the most difficult national parks to visit in North America.

Iceberg in front of Devil's Castle mountain, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Devil’s Castle

A lone iceberg floats before Devil’s Castle mountain along the Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord in Northeast Greenland National Park. For more stunning photos of far-off places, here are 24 breathtaking photos of Antarctica, one of the most remote regions in the world.

Sunrise, icebergs, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Sunrise

Sure, you’ve seen the sunrise and sunset, but have you seen the sunrise next to icebergs and fjords in the world’s largest national park? Here’s the most spectacular sunset from every U.S. state.

Mountain in the morning light, Kong Oscar Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Morning light

Mountains look beautiful at any time during the day, but there’s something about the morning glow of these mountains at the Kong Oscar Fjord that makes them look even more magical. This is the tallest mountain that has never been climbed.

Mountain slopes and snowy mountains, icebergs in the Blomsterbugten, Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Snow-capped mountains

For a park on an island called Greenland, you might be surprised that there are snow-covered mountains in Northeast Greenland National Park, like in this photo of mountains covered in snow. If you’re looking for a vibrant getaway, these are the 15 most colorful natural wonders on earth.

Beach, mountains, Holmbugt, Kong Oscar Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Beaches and mountains

Even though Greenland has an arctic climate, there are still beaches where sand meets the cold shore, like these beaches before mountains along the Kong Oscar Fjord in Northeast Greenland National Park. Here are 20 gorgeous beaches with the clearest water in the world.

Stony beach and unfolded coloured rock strata, former marine sediments, Berzelius Bjerg, Segelsaellskapet or Segelselskapets Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Segelselskapets Fjord

There are many beautiful sights to see in Greenland, including the Segelselskapets Fjord, an unusual sight because of the sedimentary rock. Here are 20 naturally gorgeous rock formations from around the world.

Autumn colored alpine or mountain bearberry (Arctostaphylos alpinus), Paradisdal, Kjerulf Fjord, branch of the Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, Northeast Greenland National Park, GreenlandOlaf Kruger/Getty Images

Autumn flowers

Along the Kjerulf Fjord, a section of the Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, mountain bearberries bloom in the Northeast Greenland National Park in Greenland. Next, here are 13 bucket list trips to plan a year in advance.

Madeline Wahl
Madeline Wahl is a Digital Associate Editor/Writer at RD.com. Previously, she worked for HuffPost and Golf Channel. Her writing has appeared on HuffPost, Red Magazine, McSweeney's, Pink Pangea, The Mighty, and Yahoo Lifestyle, among others. More of her work can be found on her website: www.madelinehwahl.com