Solicitation for a Concession Contract to Operate an Overnight Rustic Lodging Service within Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
Contact: Cherrie Brice, 404-507-5637
The National Park Service (NPS) has issued a prospectus soliciting for proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate overnight rustic lodging, food and beverage, retail and horse stabling service at Charit Creek Lodge within the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area located in Oneida, Tennessee. The term of the new concession contract will be for ten years.
Interested persons may see the prospectus on the internet at http://www.concessions.nps.gov/biso001-14.htm or may get a printed prospectus package by contacting Cherrie Brice, Commercial Services Specialist, Southeast Region, via email at Cherrie_Brice@nps.gov. No telephone requests for the prospectus will be honored. There is a printing cost recovery charge of $40 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $30 per copy if picked up in person. Checks or money orders (no cash or credit cards accepted) must be payable to the National Park Service; and you must include a business address (no post office box) to receive a Federal Express package.
If you choose to retrieve a copy of the prospectus from the National Park Service website, please notify Cherrie Brice at (404) 507-5637 or Cherrie_Brice@nps.gov or send a request to Cherrie Brice, Commercial Services Specialist, National Park Service, 100 Alabama Street, S.W., Building 1924, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303, so you can be placed on the mailing list to receive notifications of any future modifications or other correspondence. All questions in response to this prospectus are due in writing no later than October 23, 2013, to the address mentioned above.
All interested parties are invited for a site visit on October 16, 2013; please RSVP for the site visit via email to Cherrie_Brice@nps.gov.
Proposals are due no later than 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) January 8, 2014. Please send proposals to:
National Park Service, Southeast Region
NPS, AFC, 1924 Building
100 Alabama Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Did You Know?
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area protects only 14% of its watershed. Unfortunately it is the lower end of the watershed, so that everything which happens outside the park, impacts the parks water quality.