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Is Nike new title sponsor of Mount Rainier National Park?

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on Aug. 13, 2012 at 12:24 pm with No Comments »
August 13, 2012 12:34 pm

We’ve joked for years that the National Park Service could solve its budget issue by simply selling the naming rights to some of its most famous destinations. The AT&T Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park presented by Wal-Mart, etc.

What would this look like? You need look no farther than “Nike National Park at Mount Rainier.”

Nike National Park at Mount Rainier
Nike National Park at Mount Rainier? (Photo by Craig Hill)


Not sure how much Nike paid to have their logo emblazoned on this ridge just above Paradise, but our sources tell us the money will be used to build a Starbucks on the summit.

We’ve also been told the logo will be removed if the park gets enough heat.



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