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Contact: Barb Maynes, 360-565-3005
The National Park Service has issued a Prospectus soliciting proposals in response to a business opportunity to operate overnight accommodations, food and beverage, retail, hot mineral pools and swimming pool, campgrounds and other related services at Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort within Olympic National Park
Operation of the facilities is currently covered by a Concession Contract between the National Park Service (NPS) and ARAMARK Sports and Entertainment Services, Inc., that will expire December 31, 2015.The term of the new Concession Contract will be for ten (10) years.
A site visit to Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort and facilities has been scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at 10 a.m.
"Park concession operators provide important services and opportunities for park visitors and are valued partners," said Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum."We are excited to begin the process of implementing a new contract for the continued operation of this popular facility."
To receive a copy of the prospectus, interested parties should contact:
Commercial Services Specialist
Commercial Services Office
Pacific West Region
National Park Service
333 Bush Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA94104-2828
There is a printing cost recovery charge of $50 per copy for delivery via Federal Express or $40 if picked up in person.The prospectus is also available online at https://concessions.nps.gov/index.htm.If you choose to retrieve a copy of the Prospectus from the NPS website, please notify Sue Eibeck, so you are placed on the mailing list to receive notification of any future modifications or other correspondence.
Please contact David Fuller, Administrative Officer, Olympic National Park, at 360-565-3020 or e-mail us by 5:00 pm (Pacific Time) May 5, 2015 to reserve a spot and receive additional information for the May 7, 2015 site visit.An RSVP is required for the site visit.
In order to be evaluated and considered for award of the Concession Contract, offers must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) July 28, 2015.