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.

Concession Opportunity – Management Contract
Echo Bluff State Park
Shannon County
Salem, MO

The brand new Echo Bluff State Park is currently under development in Shannon County, Salem, Mo.  Located adjacent to the Current River in the area historically known as Camp Zoe, the new state park will have a lodge with 20 guest rooms including suites, nine cabins,  casual dining, outside dining, a multi-purpose room, two meeting rooms, a fitness room and general store.  The park will also include 60 campsites plus ten walk-in sites, hiking trails, shelters, pavilions, tubing on Sinking Creek and other activities in an unspoiled natural landscape. 

A pre-bid conference will be held at the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Lewis and Clark State Office Building in December.  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
P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (573) 522-3299
Fax to: (573) 526-1355

More opportunities will be posted as they become available.