CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION Divisions of Boating and Waterways, Historic Preservation and Off-Highway Vehicles

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release Dec. 4, 2017

Contact: Adeline Yee Information Officer (916) 651-8725

California State Parks Seeks Public Input on the Ferry Service Concession from Tiburon to Angel Island State Park TIBURON, Calif. – California State Parks is holding a public meeting to solicit comments on the future of the ferry service concession providing transportation to/from Tiburon to Angel Island State Park. In an effort to better serve and enhance the visitor experience at this state park, the department is seeking public input before issuing a Request for Proposals for a new concession contract through a competitive bid process. The meeting will be held Thursday, December 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lodge at Tiburon, Main Sail Ballroom, 1651 Tiburon Blvd, Tiburon. Angel Island State Park, in the middle of the San Francisco Bay, offers spectacular views of the San Francisco skyline, the Marin Headlands and Mount Diablo. The park is accessible by ferry service and private boat; island amenities include hiking and biking routes, overnight facilities, and extensive dayuse facilities. Annually, the ferry service transports several hundred thousand visitors to Angel Island State Park. What to expect at this meeting: 1. Overview of Angel Island State Park and California State Park’s concession process. 2. Summary of the existing components of the ferry service operations. 3. Opportunity to provide input on the future of the ferry service. 4. A summary of public comments provided on California State Parks’ website. In the last couple of years, State Parks has implemented a number of transformative, system-wide changes such as expanding and enhancing access to parks to a broader range of visitors. Installing new cabins at state parks, including Angel Island, is one of the many ways the department is accomplishing this. Assurance of a long-term ferry service is needed to justify the capital investment of the future cabin concessionaire. Additional information on the public meeting and reasonable accommodations are available by contacting Concessions Specialist Kevin White via e-mail or phone (916) 654-8924. ### Facebook.com/CaliforniaStateParks DPR 985 (Rev. 12/2014)(Word 12/1/2014)

www.parks.ca.gov

@CAStateParks

1

Subscribe to California State Park s News via e-mail at [email protected] s.ca.gov or via RSS feed. California State Parks Provides for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation. Learn more at www.park s.ca.gov.

Facebook.com/CaliforniaStateParks DPR 985 (Rev. 12/2014)(Word 12/1/2014)

www.parks.ca.gov

@CAStateParks

2

Media Advisory - California State Parks

Dec 4, 2017 - TIBURON, Calif. – California State Parks is holding a public meeting to solicit comments on the future of the ferry service concession providing transportation to/from Tiburon to Angel Island State Park. In an effort to better serve and enhance the visitor experience at this state park, the department is seeking.

85KB Sizes 1 Downloads 50 Views

Recommend Documents

Media Advisory - California State Parks
Oct 21, 2015 - ... on the state park, please visit California State Park's website. ###. About California's Drought. Every Californian should take steps to conserve water at home, ... and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation.

greenfriday - California State Parks
Nov 16, 2016 - Cell: (415)596-5860 | Email: [email protected] ... Cell: (916) 956-6814 | Email: Gloria. .... deliver innovative solutions for an excellent.

News Release - California State Parks
May 15, 2014 - and regulations effective today. In the long term, State ... accessibility projects around the park to ensure not just American Disability Act (ADA).

NEWS RELEASE - California State Parks
Mar 19, 2014 - California State Parks to Operate Historic Lodging Facilities at ... Historic Park is located in the County of Tuolumne and is touted as the best.

PRESS RELEASE - California State Parks
Jun 3, 2013 - California Natural Resources Agency, California State Park Officials Announce ... new initiative designed to bring out the very best in our state's.

News Release - California State Parks
Feb 28, 2017 - Parks, California Highway Patrol and the San Diego Sheriff's Office recovered ... For further information, contact the Colorado Desert District at.

NEWS RELEASE - California State Parks
Oct 1, 2013 - CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION. News Release ... For more information, visit www.parks.ca.gov/mttamalpais.

News Release - California State Parks
Feb 29, 2016 - www.parks.ca.gov ... CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION. Divisions ... For more information, please call Janea Elliot at.