Announcements

California State Parks Announces a Concession Opportunity at Huntington State Beach 

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a five-year concession contract, with the option to extend the term an additional five-years, to operate beach stands and provide equipment rentals and catering services at Huntington State Beach. A pre-proposal meeting to operate the concession is set for July 25 at 6 p.m. at the Orange Coast District Office in Huntington Beach. A tour of the concession facilities and premises will be available prior to the meeting from 4:45 to 5:30 p.m.

Huntington State Beach is located within the city limits of Huntington Beach. The beach extends from Beach Boulevard southerly along the coast to the Santa Ana River, a distance of 11,000 feet. The park has four entrance gates, typically located adjacent and up the coast of the concession stands. The Magnolia entrance is open year-round while the other entrances are opened and staffed depending on the time of year, weather, and funding availability.

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RFP Pre-Proposal Meeting for three Channel Coast Camp Stores

The Partnerships Division and the Channel Coast District held a pre-proposal meeting in Santa Barbara at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The meeting was attended by interested parties who learned about the contract requirements and the proposal submission process. 

The Request for Proposal (RFP) for the 10-year concession contract to operate the three camp stores at El Capitán and Refugio State Beaches and Gaviota State Park was opened for bid on May 19, 2019. Proposals are due by 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

 

California State Parks Announces Concession Opportunity at Lake Perris State Recreation Area

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract for the operation of the marina and related facilities at Lake Perris State Recreation Area (SRA) in Riverside County. A meeting is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Jun. 5, 2019 at the Lakeview Pavilion in Perris to learn more about the opportunity followed by a tour of the facilities.

The marina operation includes dock facilities, a camp store, restaurant, and several other opportunities. Lake Perris SRA provides many opportunities for recreation, including hiking, bicycling, fishing, swimming, picnicking, camping, rock climbing, and horseback riding, and visiting the Ya'i Heki' Regional Indian Museum.

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Concession Opportunity for Events at California Citrus State Historic Park

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract for the operation of the special event venues within California Citrus State Historic Park (SHP) in Riverside County. A meeting is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Jun. 4, 2019 at California Citrus SHP to learn more about the opportunity followed by a tour of the facilities.

The special event venues include the Sunkist Activity Center, courtyard and gazebo, the group picnic area, and amphitheater. California Citrus SHP preserves some of the rapidly vanishing cultural landscape of the citrus industry and tells the story of this industry's role in the history and development of California. The park recaptures the time when "Citrus was King" in California, recognizing the importance of the citrus industry in southern California.

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California State Parks Announces a Concession Opportunity at Three State Parks in Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – California State Parks announced today that it is accepting proposals for a 10-year concession contract to operate three camp stores at El Capitán and Refugio state beaches, and Gaviota State Park. Deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, July 16, 2019, by 2 p.m. A pre-proposal meeting to operate the concession is set for May 29 at 6 p.m. at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park in Santa Barbara. A tour of the parks will be available prior to the meeting from 3:30 to 5:10 p.m. (See tour details)

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California State Parks Announces Concession Opportunity at South Carlsbad State Beach

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract for the operation of a camp store at South Carlsbad State Beach (SB) in San Diego County starting today, Feb. 1, 2019, through Apr. 15, 2019. A meeting is scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on Feb. 20, 2019, at the North Sector Office in Carlsbad to learn more about the opportunity, free street parking. An on-site tour is scheduled at 11:00 a.m. on Feb. 20, 2019, at South Carlsbad SB in Carlsbad to view the concession building.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is being issued for a 10-year concession contract for the operation and development of a camp store at South Carlsbad SB. Proposals must be delivered in person or by mail no later than 2 p.m. on April 15, 2019, at the Department of Parks and Recreation, 1416 9th Street, Room 1431, Sacramento, CA 95814.

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California State Parks Seeks Public Input on Concession at Silver Strand State Beach

California State Parks is seeking public input on the future of the camp supply and food service concession located within Silver Strand State Beach (SB). An open house site visit is set at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2019, at Silver Strand SB followed by a public meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Crown Cove Aquatic Center in Coronado, parking fees for parking lot 3 will be waived.

State Parks plans to issue a Request for Proposals for a new concession contract through a competitive bid process for this concession. Input from the public meeting will aid officials in planning future facilities and operations.

Public Notice | Public Input Session Presentation | Silver Strand Public Commentary 

 

Public Input Sought to Identify Improvements to the Whitewater Program on the American River

California State Parks today announced it is seeking public input on the future of the Whitewater Program on the North, Middle, and South Forks of the American River in El Dorado and Placer Counties. The Whitewater program includes more than 25 businesses and organizations who provide non-motorized boat guide and outfitter services under separate agreements with State Parks, the Bureau of Land Management and El Dorado County. 

The meeting will be held Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at the Gold Trail Grange, 319 CA-49, Coloma, CA 95613. For more information select the link below. 

Public Notice | Public Input Session Presentation | Whitewater Program Commentary 

 

San Elijo State Beach Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract for the operation of a camp store and a restaurant concession at San Elijo State Beach (SB) in San Diego County starting today, October 4, 2018, through December 13, 2018. A meeting is scheduled at 6 P.M. on October 18, 2018, at our San Diego Coast District office located at 4477 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110-3136.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is being issued for a 10-year concession contract for the operation and development of a camp store and restaurant at San Elijo SB. Proposals must be delivered in person or by mail no later than 2 P.M. on December 13, 2018, at the Department of Parks and Recreation, 1416 9th Street Room 1431, Sacramento, CA 95814.

To download the RFP, Sample Contract and Concession Proposal Form (DPR 398), go to Cal eProcure: www.caleprocure.ca.gov 
Search Event ID#: 0000010857

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract to operate a group campground, tent cabin rentals, and retail outlets at Big Basin Redwoods State Park. An optional pre-proposal meeting for interested parties is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on August 22, 2018, at the Santa Cruz District Office, Core Staff Conference Room, 303 Big Trees Park Rd, Felton, CA 95018.

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Kings Beach State Recreation Area Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract to operate watercraft-related rentals and services at Kings Beach SRA. An optional pre-proposal meeting for interested parties is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018, at Donner Memorial Visitor Center, 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161.

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Will Rogers State Historic Park Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a 10-year concession contract for equestrian operations and services at Will Rogers State Historical Park. An optional pre-proposal meeting for interested parties is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on September 26, 2018, at the Rotunda of the Main Stables at Will Rogers SHP, 1501 Will Rogers Park Road, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

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Emerald Bay State Park Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

THIS RFP HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE ADVERTISED AT A FUTURE DATE

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract to operate watercraft-related rentals and services at Emerald Bay SP. An optional pre-proposal meeting for interested parties is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018, at Donner Memorial Visitor Center, 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161.

 

Donner Memorial State Park Concession Pre-Proposal Meeting

California State Parks is accepting proposals for a concession contract to operate watercraft-related rentals and services at Donner Memorial SP. An optional pre-proposal meeting for interested parties is scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018, at Donner Memorial Visitor Center, 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161.

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Lake Perris State Recreation Area Marina Concession Public Input Meeting

The Partnerships Office’s Concessions staff, along with the Inland Empire District, hosted a public input meeting at the Lakeview Pavilion at Lake Perris State Recreation Area (SRA) on November 15, 2017. Guests were invited to provide their comments and suggestions to aid in the planning of an upcoming Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new concession contract for the operation of the marina at Lake Perris SRA. Slip holders, prospective concessionaires, and local park visitors attended and provided many suggestions for facilities and services to be included in the upcoming RFP. The Partnerships Office plans to solicit bids for the new concession contract in 2018.

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