Matt Wakefield

Matt is Travel Tacoma - Mt. Rainier's chief marketing and data officer. He's a Pacific Northwest native and outdoor enthusiast. He's also a minimalist, so we'll stop here.

Explore the Carbon River Corridor

The Carbon River Corridor is a 20-mile stretch between the town of Wilkeson and the Carbon River entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. In recent years, visitation to this less-developed entrance to the park has been growing. Now, with the timed-entry reservation system beginning at Mount Rainier…

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More dining al fresco, less dining al desko

It’s understandable if you’ve found yourself dining al desko for most of the winter, but now the weather has turned, and we’re starting to chain together a few heat waves into a legitimate spring that occasionally feels like a summer. The t-shirts are coming out of storage, pale legs are making…

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