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Prospectus Available to Provide Interpretive Boat Tours and Small Watercraft Rentals in Glacier National Park

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Date: September 14, 2009
Contact: Amy Vanderbilt, 406-888-5838
Contact: Wade Muehlhof, 406-888-7895

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The National Park Service announces the release of a prospectus for a new concession contract to provide interpretive boat tours and small watercraft rentals in Glacier National Park.

The current concession contract for this service will expire on December 31, 2009. The new 10-year contract will take affect beginning January 1, 2010.

Parties interested in learning more about this opportunity and how to apply should access the Federal Business Opportunities’ Web site at http://www.fbo.gov (Solicitation number CC-GLAC001-10).  

The prospectus will be available shortly from the National Park Service’s Web site at: http://www.concessions.nps.gov/prospectus.cfm.  Hard copies of the prospectus are available for a fee and must be requested from the NPS Intermountain Regional Office per the information on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site.

Any offer, including that of the existing concessioner, must be received by the Chief, Business Resources Division, NPS, Intermountain Region, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80228-0287 (Federal Express address:  12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228) no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2009. 


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Did You Know?

Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald is the largest lake in the park with a length of 10 miles and a depth of 472 feet. The glacier that carved the Lake McDonald valley is estimated to have been around 2,200 feet thick.