National Park Service Announces Upcoming Concessions Business Opportunities along the Blue Ridge Parkway


Within the next few months, the National Park Service (NPS) intends to issue three new Prospectuses soliciting for proposals in response to business opportunities to operate lodging, retail, food and beverage and campground facilities within the Blue Ridge Parkway, including:

PEAKS OF OTTER (CC-BLRI011-13): Lodging, retail, and food and beverage visitor services at Peaks of Otter Lodge, Bluffs Lodge and the Rocky Knob Cabins combined under one concession contract.

OTTER CREEK (CC-BLRI012-13): Retail, food and beverage and campground visitor services at Otter Creek will be combined under one concession contract.

Craft Sales and limited food and beverage services at the Folk Art Center. The Folk Art Center is located at Milepost 382.0.

The NPS intends to release these prospectuses on or about May 2, 2012, with an anticipated award in late November 2012.

More details about these concessions can be found on the NPS Website.