State Park Concession Opportunities

Get Updates on this IssueThe 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 an Invitation for Bid (IFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP). As contracts expire, individuals and companies are invited to bid on new concession opportunities.


Sam A. Baker State Park, Patterson, Mo.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks is seeking bid applications for the concession operation at Sam A. Baker State Park in Patterson, Missouri.

The successful bidder will be responsible for merchandise and staffing of the concession operation including cabins, watercraft rentals, food service grill and a provisions store. Annual visitation of the park is more than 600,000.

Interested parties should register on the official offeror list by contacting Chris Downing at 573-751-0875 or Chris.Downing@dnr.mo.gov. Registrations can also be completed online at https://missouribuys.mo.gov/registration.


Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Brumley, Mo., and Osage Beach, Mo.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of State Parks is seeking competitive bids for the concession operations at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in Brumley and Osage Beach, Missouri.

The successful bidder will be responsible for operation of a marina, boat rental, store, gasoline sales and other services beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Interested parties should register on the official offeror list by contacting Chris Birdsong at 573-522-3299 or by email at Christopher.Birdsong@dnr.mo.gov. Registrations can also be completed online at https://missouribuys.mo.gov/registration.

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