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Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts and Intent To Award Temporary Concession Contract

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AGENCY:

National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Public notice.

SUMMARY:

The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to extend the expiring concession contracts listed in the table below until the date shown in the “Extension Date” column, or until the effective date of a new contract, whichever occurs sooner. The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it intends to award one temporary concession contract as described below.

DATES:

The National Park Service intends for the extensions and temporary concession contract to commence on January 1, 2020.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kurt Rausch, Acting Program Chief, Commercial Services Program, National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 2410, Washington, DC 20240, Telephone: 202-513-7156.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

All of the concession contracts listed in the first table below will expire by their terms on or before December 31, 2019. The National Park Service intends to extend the concession contracts shown until the specific date shown in the “Extension Date” column, or until the effective date of a new concession contract, whichever occurs first.

For the second table, the contract is extended until the date shown in the “Extension Date” column. Under the provisions of current concession contracts, the National Park Service authorizes extension of visitor services for the listed contracts under the terms and conditions of the current contract (as amended if applicable). The extension of operations does not affect any rights with respect to selection for award of a new concession contract. The National Park Service has determined the proposed extensions are necessary to avoid interruption of visitor services and has taken all reasonable and appropriate steps to consider alternatives to avoid such interruption. The publication of this notice merely reflects the intent of the National Park Service and does not bind the National Park Service to extend or award any of the contracts listed below.

The information in the third table shows concession contracts for which the National Park Service intends to award temporary concession contracts to qualified persons under the authority of 36 CFR 51.24(a), for a term not to exceed 3 years. The NPS intends for the temporary concession contracts to commence as of the specific dates shown in the “Effective Date” column. This notice is not a request for proposals.

Table 1—Concession Contracts Extended Until the Date Shown or Until the Effective Date of a New Contract

Park unitCONCIDConcessionerExtension date
Acadia NPACAD014-09Carriages of Acadia, Inc12/31/2020
Bryce Canyon NPBRCA003-10The Lodge at Bryce Canyon, LLC12/31/2020
Buck Island Reef NMBUIS015-07D.T.R.T. Enterprises, LLC12/2/2020
Geo. Washington MPGWMP003-13Belle Haven Marina, Inc12/31/2020
Glacier NPGLAC001-10Glacier Park Boat Company, Inc12/31/2020
Golden Gate NRAGOGA010-98Peanut Wagon, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA002-08Grand Canyon North Rim, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA004-10Mangum Enterprises, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA006-08AzRA Acquisition, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA007-08Arizona River Runners, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA010-08Canyoneers, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA011-08Colorado River & Trail Expeditions, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA015-08Grand Canyon Expeditions Company, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA016-08Canyon Expeditions, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA017-08Grand Canyon Whitewater, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA018-08Hatch River Expeditions, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA020-08Arizona Raft Adventures, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA021-08O.A.R.S. Grand Canyon, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA022-08Outdoors Unlimited River Trips12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA024-08ARAMARK Sports & Ent. Services, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA025-08Tour West, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA026-08Western River Expeditions, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA028-08Canyon Explorations, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Canyon NPGRCA029-08Grand Canyon Discovery, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE006-10Barker-Ewing Scenic Tours, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE008-10Grand Teton Fly Fishing, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE010-10Snake River Angler, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE011-10Heart 6 Ranch, LLC12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE014-10Snake River Angler12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE015-10Triangle X Ranch12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE017-10O.A.R.S. West, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE020-10Solitude Float Trips, Inc12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE040-10Lost Creek Ranch12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE043-10Teton Whitewater, LC12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE045-10C-H Ranch Corporation12/31/2020
Grand Teton NPGRTE052-10RPK Investments, Inc12/31/2020
Great Smoky Mtns NPGRSM002-09Stokely Consolidated Investments, LLC12/31/2020
Great Smoky Mtns NPGRSM003-10Tammy Monhollen12/31/2020
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Great Smoky Mtns NPGRSM006-07Smoky Mountain Stables, Inc11/30/2020
Great Smoky Mtns NPGRSM010-10Great Smoky Mountains Association12/31/2020
Isle Royale NPISRO001-10Isle Royale Resorts, LLC12/31/2020
Muir Woods NMMUWO001-09Cloudless Skies Parks Company, LLC9/30/2020
Ozark NCROZAR001Narvey's Alley Spring Canoe Rental, LLC12/31/2020
Ozark NCROZAR018Two Rivers Canoes, LLC12/31/2020
Prince William FPPRWI001-08Recreational Adventures Campground, LLC12/31/2020
Southeast RegionSERO001-09Eastern National12/31/2020
Yellowstone NPYELL001-10Medcor, Inc13/31/2020
Yellowstone NPYELL004-08Yellowstone Park Service Stations, Inc12/31/2020
Yukon-Charley Rivers National PreserveYUCH001-10Eric Decker12/31/2020
Zion NPZION003-09Xanterra Parks & Resorts, Inc12/31/2020

Table 2—Concession Contracts Extended Until the Date Shown

Park unitCONCIDConcessionerExtension date
Big Bend NPBIBE002-08Big Bend Resorts, LLC6/30/2021
Channel Islands NPCHIS001-11The Island Packers Corporation12/31/2021
Death Valley NPDEVA002-11NEG282, LLC1/12/2022
Dry Tortugas NPDRTO001-10Yankee Freedom III, LLC10/31/2021
Everglades NPEVER005-10Florida National Parks and Monuments Association8/31/2021
Fort McHenry NM&HSFOMC001-10Evelyn Hill, Inc., Bradford Hill11/30/2021
Golden Gate NRAGOGA002-09American Youth Hostels, Inc4/30/2021
Olympic NPOLYM003-10Aramark Sports & Entertainment Services, LLC1/31/2021
Pictured Rocks NLPIRO001Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc12/31/2021
Statue of Liberty NMSTI001-07Statue Cruises, LLC2/28/2021
Statue of Liberty NMSTLI004-09Evelyn Hill, Inc. , Bradford Hill10/31/2021
Yosemite NPYOSE001-10Best's Studio, Inc2/28/2021

Table 3—Temporary Concession Contract

Park unitCONCIDServicesEffective date
Eisenhower NHSEISE001-07Transportation1/1/2020
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Lena McDowall,

Deputy Director, Management and Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2020-19508 Filed 9-2-20; 8:45 am]

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