Pursuant to 36 CFR, Part 51, the NPS has determined that the existing concessioner, Gros Ventre River Ranch, is a preferred offeror for the new contract. The current concession contract to provide guided horseback rides became effective January 1, 2004, expired on December 31, 2013, and was extended through December 31, 2015.
The prospectus is posted online at http://www.concessions.nps.gov/prospectuses.htm. Hard copies will be available upon request for a printing cost recovery charge. The fee is $35.00 per copy if delivered via Federal Express, or $30.00 per copy if picked up in person. Persons interested in obtaining a prospectus should mail, or bring in person, a check or money order made payable to the NPS. Cash will not be accepted. To receive a Federal Express package, a physical address (no post office box) must be provided, as well as a telephone number.
For personal pick up of a prospectus, please contact Concessions Management Specialist Paula Bauer, Intermountain Region, National Park Service, 12795 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, Colorado 80228 or telephone 303.969.2666 during business hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If a prospectus is obtained from the website, please advise Paula Bauer by phone at 303.969.2666 or via e-mail at Paula_Bauer@nps.gov. Interested parties are advised to provide contact information in order to receive future responses to questions or amendments to the prospectus. Those requesting a hard copy, or anyone already placed on the mailing list, will be automatically provided in writing any additional information specific to the prospectus. Information relative to the solicitation will also be posted to the above mentioned website.
Contract offers must be received by the chief of concessions at the NPS Intermountain Region Office no later than 4 p.m. on March, 31 2015.