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For Immediate Release: 6/10/2015

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Folsom State Recreation Area Accepts Proposals for operation of Brown’s Ravine Marina


Dennis Weber

(916) 651-8724


Teresa Montijo,

(916) 653-7733


FOLSOM, Calif. - California State Parks is now accepting proposals for the development, operation and maintenance of the marina facilities located at Brown’s Ravine at Folsom Lake State Recreation Area in El Dorado County.  

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is being issued for a 21-year concession contract with the option to extend an additional nine years, for a total of up to 30 years. The operations provide for boat slip and mooring rentals, food and retail sales, and equipment rentals. The contract will require an investment of $2.5 million to renovate and improve marina facilities. Proposals are due by 2:00 p.m., on September 29, 2015, to the Department of Parks and Recreation, Concessions Program Office, Room 1442-7, 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, California 95814. 

Interested parties are encouraged to attend an optional pre-proposal meeting on July 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Granite Bay Activity Center at the end of Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, California. The meeting includes an overview of the RFP process and tour of the facilities.

A copy of the complete RFP may be purchased for $25 or a copy may be downloaded from the California State Parks website at for no charge. For more information or to purchase an RFP, please contact Teresa Montijo at (916) 653-7733 or


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