National Park Service announces business opportunity at Glen Canyon Recreation Area’s Hite District

Double rainbow over Escalante Arm, Lake Powell, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Mike Hadley, St. George News

PAGE, Ariz. — The National Park Service has issued a request for expressions of interest for a business opportunity to provide fuel, retail, RV sites, campground services and expanded land-based recreation opportunities in the Hite District of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

While this RFEI does not commit the government to contract for any supply or service, the park intends to issue a noncompetitive temporary contract to operate these services beginning Nov. 1, 2018, and expiring on Oct. 31, 2021.

The Park Servce asks interested parties to provide expressions of interest regarding the proposed business opportunity no later than July 17. Parties may express interest by clicking here and emailing Jennifer Parker at the bottom of the screen. Interested parties can get more information about this opportunity by clicking the link titled “Refer To The FedBizOps Notice.” The solicitation number is RFEI-GLCA006-2018.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is located at the center of the Colorado Plateau and provides for public enjoyment through diverse land- and water-based recreational opportunities. It also protects scenic, scientific, natural and cultural resources on Lake Powell, the Colorado River, its tributaries and surrounding lands.

Hite, the northernmost population center in the park, is the only place for 127 miles between Hanksville, Utah, and Blanding, Utah, for travelers on state Route 95 to get fuel and sundry items.

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1 Comment

  • utahdiablo May 17, 2018 at 9:59 am

    Time to get a Love’s or Flying J in there with a Subway & Carl’s Jr built inside…..problem solved, next issue?

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