URBAN PARK CONCESSIONAIRES SELECTED TO OPERATE VISITOR SERVICES AT KATHERINE LANDING
National Park Service
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE SELECTS URBAN PARK CONCESSIONAIRES TO OPERATE VISITOR SERVICES AT KATHERINE LANDING WITHIN LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
BOULDER CITY, Nevada - The National Park Service has selected Urban Park Concessionaires dba Lake Mohave Recreation Company to operate commercial services and facilities under a new 15-year concession contract at Lake Mead National Recreation Area’s Katherine Landing on Lake Mohave.
“We are pleased to announce that Urban Park Concessionaires is the new concessioner at Katherine Landing,” said Lizette Richardson, Lake Mead National Recreation Area superintendent. “The National Park Service has invested millions to enhance the services at this popular destination. With our new private partner, we anticipate there will be even further redevelopment of the area.”
Urban Park Concessionaires, based out of Red Bluff, California, has 37 years of experience in the marina and hospitality industry.
“We are honored and excited to expand our relationship as a concessioner with the National Park Service at Katherine Landing on Lake Mohave, a crown jewel in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We are anxious to begin our part in the revitalization of this diverse recreation area,” said John Koeberer, CEO of Urban Park Concessionaires.
Urban Park Concessionaires will provide a variety of services to the public at Katherine Landing, including a full-service marina with moorage, boat rentals, food and beverage, retail, fuel, campground, and other related services. Additionally, under the new contract, the concessioner will update the restaurant and retail facilities, increase water conservation and reduce electricity and fuel consumption.
"Mohave County welcomes Urban Park Concessionaires to Katherine Landing and the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Lake Mohave is, and continues to be, the premier vacation destination in Northwest Arizona,” said Hildy Angius, Mohave County supervisor. “I also wish to thank the National Park Service for all their hard work and financial investment in this beautiful part of the state.”
The National Park Service estimates that the new contract will begin in the spring of 2018.
“We will work with Urban Park Concessionaires to make the transition as smooth as possible for our visitors,” said Richardson.
For information about Urban Park Concessionaires, contact Marshall Pike at 530-949-9451 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit them online at www.calparksco.com.
Last updated: December 1, 2017