Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Solicitation for the award of a Concession Contract to Provide Food and Beverage, Retail, and Kennel Services within Carlsbad Caverns National Park

The National Park Service (NPS) will issue a Prospectus soliciting proposals for the award of a Concession Contract to provide Food & Beverage, Retail, and Kennel Services within Carlsbad Caverns National Park on June 28, 2017. The Prospectus explains the business opportunity and the terms and conditions under which the NPS will award the Concession Contract. The Director has determined that no Preferred Offeror for this Draft Contract exists pursuant to the terms of 36 C.F.R. Part 51. This solicitation for commercial services is fully competitive. Any proposal must be received by 4:00 p.m. (MT) September 5, 2017. Please send proposals to:

National Park Services
Intermountain Region
Attn: Chief of Concessions
12795 W. Alameda Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80228

Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $35.00 per copy to be delivered via Federal Express or $30.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a Prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS. (Cash will not be accepted.) You must include a physical address (no post office box) and a telephone number to receive a Federal Express package.

To receive amendments to this prospectus, please notify Jennifer Parker, Chief of Concessions, to receive notification of responses to questions or amendments to this Prospectus. The NPS will send any additional information specific to the Prospectus in writing, via email, to interested parties who have been placed on the contact list. The contact list already includes the Existing Concessioner.