Logan Pass water system temporarily down
The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »
St. Mary Visitor Center temporarily closed
It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.
Solicitation for Chalets Concession
Contact: Denise Germann, 406 888 5838
The National Park Service has released a prospectus for the award of a new concession contract to operate Granite Park and Sperry Chalets, two backcountry lodging chalets located in Glacier National Park.
The current concession contract for this service, held by Belton Chalets, Inc., since 2005, will expire on December 31, 2014. The new 10-year concession contract is anticipated to take effect January 1, 2015. The contract is for seasonal concession operation of the chalets. Granite Park Chalet is a hiker shelter providing lodging accommodations and kitchen facilities for guests to prepare their own meals and Sperry Chalet is a backcountry hotel with lodging accommodations and meals provided by the operator.
Parties interested in learning more about this opportunity and how to submit a proposal should visit the National Park Service Commercial Services website at http://www.concessions.nps.gov/ . This site can be used to access the prospectus, which provides information on the business opportunity and the terms and conditions of the contract. Hard copies of the prospectus are available for a fee and must be requested from the National Park Service Intermountain Regional Office per the information on the National Park Service Commercial Services website.
All offers must be received by Jennifer Parker, Chief of Concessions, NPS, Intermountain Region, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80228-0287 (physical address: 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228) no later than 4 p.m. MST on May 19, 2014.
Did You Know?
In 1976, Glacier National Park was designated as a World Biosphere Reserve. This designation recognizes Glacier’s intact ecosystem as a valuable place for sound research and education to take place in a sustainable manner.