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New Concessioner Takes Reins at Olympic National Park’s Kalaloch Lodge

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Date: September 25, 2012
Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005

DNC Parks & Resorts at Kalaloch, Inc. has begun operating Kalaloch Lodge in Olympic National Park as the park's newest concessioner.

Last May, DNC Parks & Resorts at Kalaloch, Inc. was awarded a new 10-year concession contract to operate overnight accommodations, food and beverage, retail, fuel, and firewood sales located within the Kalaloch area of Olympic National Park.

"Kalaloch is a popular destination with a long history of visitor service," remarked Olympic National Park Acting Superintendent Todd Suess."We welcome DNC Parks & Resorts at Kalaloch and look forward to working with them," he said.

DNC Parks & Resorts at Kalaloch, Inc. is a subsidiary of the New York-based Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Inc. and has over 70 years of hospitality experience in a variety of venues including operating concessions within National Park Service (NPS) sites, including Grand Canyon, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and Yosemite.

For more information about visiting Kalaloch Lodge, people may visit the new website at www.TheKalalochLodge.com, call 1-866-662-9969 or email kalalochinfo@dnc.com.

Concessioners fill a vital role in helping the NPS carry out its mission by operating publicly owned facilities and offering high-quality commercial visitor services at reasonable prices.

Located along Olympic National Park's 73-mile coastline, Kalaloch is well-known for its wide sandy beach and unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.Information about visiting Kalaloch, as well as other information about Olympic National Park can be found at www.nps.gov/olym.

Did You Know?

Mt. Olympus in winter

That Mount Olympus receives over 200 inches of precipitation each year and most of that falls as snow? At 7,980 feet, Mount Olympus is the highest peak in Olympic National Park and has the third largest glacial system in the contiguous U.S.