Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Business Opportunities

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New York State Parks offers various business opportunities within the Park system. Examples include restaurant and hotel management, golf pro shops, souvenir and campstore sales, hot air ballooning, white water rafting, firewood sales and more. These and other types of business opportunities are managed by the Concessions Management Bureau of State Parks.

State Parks encourages new and innovative ideas for serving our patrons that are consistent with our image and mission. Inquiries are welcome. Business partners are generally selected through a public and competitive bidding process.

Individuals or corporations that are interested in being added to our mailing list for new opportunities can contact the Concessions Management Bureau by email at or by fax at (518) 486-2372. Please be sure to include your name, complete mailing address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address on all correspondence as well as the types of businesses and locations (counties) that you are interested in.

State Parks encourages you to continue to watch this section to see new and exciting business opportunities.

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Current Business Opportunities

No. Type Park
X001305 Equestrian Center Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
X001309 Marina Concession Coles Creek State Park
X001317 Food, Beverage and Catering Concession Thacher State Park
X001322 Food, Beverage and Catering Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park