Call for Business Plans at Manatee Springs and Fanning Springs State Park

The Florida Park Service seeks one or more concessionaires to provide visitor services at Manatee Springs State Park and Fanning Springs State Park, including but not limited to food and beverage, recreation equipment rental and merchandise resale. Additional services may be proposed.

To learn more about the parks, visit the parks' webpage and view the Unit Management Plans (Manatee Springs Management Plan and Fanning Springs Management Plan). A draft business plan packet will be uploaded to this website prior to the mandatory onsite meeting.

Call for Business Plans

  • Sup-BP #01-21 for a Concession Operation


Scope of Services

Concessions management of one or more of the following visitor services:

  • Recreation Equipment Rental
  • Merchandise Resale
  • Food and Beverage Service


  • Levy

Mandatory Onsite Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 1 p.m. Eastern*
Manatee Springs State Park
11650 NW 115 St.
Chiefland, Florida 32626
*Interested parties must attend to be eligible to submit a proposal


  • Ten Year Agreement

Extended Proposal Deadline

  • No later than 5 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, March 18, 2021

To register for the mandatory meeting or to submit questions in advance, please email William Bull at no later than 5  p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021.

Additional Information