Commercial Services Planning

Through the use of concessions contracts or commercial use authorizations, the National Park Service will provide commercial visitor services that are necessary and appropriate for public use and enjoyment. 2006 Management Policies

Contract Development

The contract development process identifies contracts expiring soon as well as new visitor service opportunities and takes steps to ensure timeliness and coordination in managing this flow.

Prospectus Development

The National Park Service issues prospectuses to solicit offerors for concession contracts. Each prospectus provides important information regarding the park, operations, resource protection, financial data, and investment requirements. It also describes critical components of the concession contract so offerors understand the opportunity and prepare offers accordingly.

Read more about laws, regulations and policies that govern the Commercial Services Program.

Last updated: February 4, 2022