Commercial Visitor Services Directory

A concessionaire bus gives tours through Denali National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)
A concessioner gives bus tours through Denali National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)
  • A concessionaire at work at Denali National Park and Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

    A concessioner at work at Denali National Park and Preserve. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • A concessionaire bus gives tours through Denali National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

    A concessioner give bus tours through Denali National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • A Kenai Fjords concessionaire give tours of the local marine life. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

    Tours of the local marine life in Kenai Fjords National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

  • A Kenai Fjords concessionaire give tours of the local glaciers. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)

    Tours of glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. (NPS Photo- Kent Miller)


Directory of Commercial Visitor Services

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world. The Commercial Visitor Service Providers fill a vital role in helping the National Park Service carry out its mission.

The businesses listed in this Directory are authorized to offer certain specific goods and services to park visitors, which are not provided by National Park Service personnel. By welcoming the private sector as a partner in park operations, the National Park Service broadens the economic base of the region in general and the communities surrounding the parks in particular.

Commercial Use Authorizations Service Providers (Non-Competitive)

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUA) are a simple means to provide suitable commercial services to park area visitors in limited circumstances. Permits are limited to no more than 2 years at a time.

Click on park name below to see a list of current permit holders or get the
Combined Commercial Use Authorizations Directory
. (Lists Updated July 17, 2014)

Alagnak Wild River Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Cape Krusenstern National Monument Denali National Park & Preserve Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve Katmai National Park & Preserve
Kenai Fjords National Park Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Kobuk Valley National Park Lake Clark National Park & Preserve Noatak National Preserve Sitka National Historical Park Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concession Contract Service Providers (Competitive)

Our concessioners employ over 25,000 hospitality industry people during peak season; providing services ranging from food and lodging, to white water rafting adventures. The Commercial Services Program administers these contracts, including monitoring the performance of concessioner operations and performance. Concessioners are authorized to offer certain specific goods and services to park visitors, which are not provided by National Park Service personnel.

Last Updated: August 6, 2014