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Parkway Announces Contract for Mabry Mill
Contact: Laura Nelson, 828-348-3407
Blue Ridge Parkway Superintendent Mark H. Woods announced today that Cape Leisure Corporation has been awarded a concession contract for management of Mabry Mill Restaurant and Gift Shop, at Parkway Milepost 176 near Meadows of Dan, VA.This concessions contract will be issued for a term of 10 years beginning January 1, 2014.For additional information on the award of this contract, please contact Laura Nelson, Concessions Management Specialist at 828-348-3407.
Cape Leisure Corporation currently operates hospitality, food and retail operations at several Florida state parks as well as at Natural Bridge, VA.
Mabry Mill is one of the Blue Ridge Parkway's most popular attractions.The area includes a historic gristmill, sawmill and blacksmith shop, featuring demonstrations of old time skills and local music and dancing.The Restaurant and Gift Shop are open seven days a week from May through October.
For further information about Cape Leisure Corporation, please contact them at 321-412-6834.
To learn more about Blue Ridge Parkway please visitwww.nps.gov/blri
To learn more about Cape Leisure Corporation visit http://www.capeleisurecorp.com
Did You Know?
The Parkway is one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the world with about 100 varieties of trees, 1,600 plant species, 54 mammals, and 159 species of birds.