U.S. Forest Service seeking new campground concessionaire for Corinth and Clear Creek

WINSTON COUNTY - The National Forests in Alabama, Bankhead Ranger District, is soliciting applications for a concession special use permit for the operation of two developed recreation sites, Clear Creek Recreation Area and Corinth Recreation Area. The Bankhead Ranger District provides a broad range of quality recreational opportunities and experiences for visitors.  Sites being offered in this prospectus are Clear Creek Recreation Area and Corinth Recreation Area, located on the 21,200-acre Lake Lewis Smith Reservoir. The prospectus can be found at https://go.usa.gov/xy3t6.  Proponents will have until Friday, August 9, 2019, to submit the application package. Applications must be received at the Forest Supervisor’s office no later than 4:30 pm CST on Friday, August 9, 2019.

A Granger/Thye (GT) permit will be issued to provide high-quality public service with the operation of government-owned recreation facilities located on the Bankhead Ranger District.  Operations under the new permit will begin on January 1, 2020, with recreation areas opening on March 14, 2020.  The base term of the permit will be for five years, with another five years to be non-competitively awarded at the discretion of the Forest Service upon satisfactory completion of the original permit.
Detailed information about this business opportunity, Forest Service concession program and policies, special use permits, application and post selection requirements are available in the prospectus.

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