State Park Concession Opportunities

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Division of State Parks contracts for the operation of its concession facilities (such as marinas, cabins, dining lodges, etc.) in state parks and historic sites with private companies or individuals through the competitive sealed bid process known as the Request for Proposal (RFP). As contracts expire, individuals and companies are invited to bid on new concession opportunities.

New opportunities are posted here as they become available.

Concession Opportunity

Sam A. Baker State Park

Patterson, Mo.

Sam A. Baker State Park is one of the oldest in the Missouri state park system. It is located in the ancient St. Francois Mountains and offers concession opportunities for lodging, dining, float trips and other activities in an unspoiled natural landscape. This 5,323-acre park offers its visitors hiking and equestrian trails, picnic areas and a nature center with naturalist programs. The concession opportunity includes 18 rustic cabins, a camp store, canoe and kayak rental, and a restaurant that overlooks Big Creek.

A pre-bid conference will be held in the dining lodge at Sam A. Baker State Park. The date and time of the pre-bid conference will be announced in the bid package.

All interested parties should register on the official bidder list by contacting Denise Massman via telephone call, letter, fax or e-mail; or check with her for any additional information on this concession opportunity. Bid packages will be sent out to all interested parties registered on the official bidder list. 

Denise Massman
Procurement Officer – General Services
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Administrative Support
P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (573) 522-3299
Fax to: (573) 526-1355
Denise.Massman@dnr.mo.gov