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Lincoln Trail State Park Concession Services (2/25/2014)

The Department of Natural Resources is requesting Offers (bids/proposals) from responsible Vendors to meet the State's needs. Below is a brief description of our needs with detailed requirements in subsequent sections of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet these requirements, please submit an Offer.

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The State of Illinois, Department of Natural Resources (DNR), will accept proposals from responsible Vendors interested in the operation of a restaurant and or bait shop and boat rental at Lincoln Trail State Park located in Marshall, Illinois. The concession operation at Lincoln Trail will be authorized to rent, sell, serve or dispense food, confections, hot and cold beverages, souvenirs, clothing, newspapers, boating equipment, bait, fishing licenses, marine, fishing, picnic and camping supplies. Have boat and dock rental, sell Illinois Lottery Tickets and place vending machines in the park.

Lincoln Trail State Park is located in Clark County in Eastern Illinois, 2 miles south of Marshall. This 1,023 acre park features a 146 acre lake with excellent opportunities for boating and fishing. Besides the concession facilities the park also has fully developed facilities for picnicking, hiking, bicycling, two Class A campgrounds with shower buildings and a Class C camping area. Winter activities include cross country skiing, ice skating and ice fishing.  Park attendance in 2013 was 367,851.

A mandatory vendor conference will be held at the Lincoln Trail State Park Concession Building.  See information below and the Addendum to Lincoln Trail State Park Concession Services.

In case of inclement weather please call 217/782-9633 or 217/826-2222 to verify the Vendor conference is proceeding as scheduled.
Solicitation Type:
Request for Proposal
Bid Published:
Due Date/Time:
2/25/2014 2:00 PM local time
Solicitation Document:
Lincoln Trail 2014 RFP (Word) (For Word (.docx) files, right-click, Save As... then open saved document)
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Vendor Conference:
2/10/2014 11:00 AM
NOTE:  Vendor Conference of 2/5/2014 has been re-scheduled. See Addendum.

Lincoln Trail State Park Concession Building
16985 E. 1350th Road
Marshall, IL  62441
See "Addendum to Lincoln Trail State Park Concession Services" for re-scheduled Vendor Conference information.
Contact Name:
Bill Taft
IDNR, One Natural Resources Way
Springfield , IL 62702
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Public Act 95-971 contains registration requirements regarding bids and proposals submitted by vendors. You must read and comply with the requirements. See www.purchase.state.il.us for additional information.

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