GFP accepting proposals for marina operator

PIERRE – According to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), entrepreneurs interested in operating Spring Creek Resort and Marina located within Spring Creek Recreation Area in central South Dakota can now begin submitting  proposals.

The prospectus for the operation of Spring Creek Resort and Marina is now available online and through the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. The prospectus details the terms and conditions under which interested operators may submit a proposal for consideration. It also includes a detailed business opportunity, the requirements necessary to submit a proposal, and a draft concession agreement for a term of 10 years. Required services include cabin and lodge room rental, retail goods, boat slips, and boat fuel.Proposals are due July 8.

A copy of the prospectus is available by contacting the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Division of Parks and Recreation at 523 East Capitol, Pierre, SD 57501 or at 605-773-3391. Printable versions of the prospectus are also available for free download from the Game, Fish and Parks website at

Spring Creek Recreation Area is located 25 miles northeast of Pierre.


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