How to become a California State Park Concessionaire
The Department partners with a variety of businesses, non-profits, and public agencies through concession contracts, co-operative agreements, and operating agreements to offer the public these goods and services. How these opportunities are made available to the public is regulated by the California Public Resources Code, Sections 5080 et. Seq. Learn more about becoming a State Parks concessionaire.
The Concessions Program at California State Parks provides a very important part of the park visitor's experience. Concessionaires offer the facilities, services, and goods that the State could not otherwise provide, ranging from traditional food services and campground grocery stores, to equestrian tours and rafting trips. Within the system’s historic parks, concessionaires help the Department achieve its interpretation and education mission by providing historical re-enactments and other enrichment programs. These programs add vitality, interest, and excitement to our fascinating heritage preserved and protected by California State Parks. See Questions and Answers about Concessions to learn more.
View the Annual Report to learn more.
Current Concession Opportunities
See all concession notices.
Future Concession Opportunities
See the list of Requests for Proposals that are anticipated for the coming year, including park units subject to closure.