Doing Business With the Division of Parks & Recreation
The Division of Parks & Recreation offers programs and services in a wide range of disciplines, from natural sciences, historic preservation, health, and the environment, to performing arts, sports, culture, and education. This depth of field allows us to develop strong relationships with many different types of local and national businesses, agencies, and nonprofit groups in ways that are beneficial and fulfilling for both our partners and the Division.
Here are some of the ways for you to do business with Delaware State Parks:
Bid on a Delaware State Parks Business Opportunity
Interested in becoming a park concessionaire or sales agent, or bidding on an agricultural land lease? Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Quote (RFQ), Invitations to Bid (ITB), and Requests for Proposal (RFP) for all State of Delaware agencies are available through the state's Bid Solicitation Directory. Visit Doing Business With the State for complete information about the process.
Become a Corporate Sponsor
Our corporate sponsorship opportunities provide custom advertising and sponsorship packages for your business or organization, ranging from large to small and covering your choice of the entire state, a particular park, or even a specific special event — perfect for any size organization. Visit our Corporate Sponsor page to learn more.
- Become a Licensed Business User
Conduct recreation tours and services with your customers on Division of Parks & Recreation lands by joining our Outfitters License Program, or expand your photography business by applying for a Delaware State Parks Professional Photography Permit. Downloads for both programs are available on this page.
- Purchase Corporate and Group Passes
Promote health and wellness, while providing employees and members with a benefit they can feel good about! A state park pass gives your employees and members a way to spend time with their families, enjoy healthy outdoor activities and programs, and support the Delaware State Parks mission of environmental preservation in Delaware. Visit our Corporate Pass page.
Concessionaires and Partners
The following business and organizations assist with providing services and/or program support at Delaware State Parks.
Beach umbrellas sponsor
Summer Concert Series sponsor
Lums Pond State Park: Official campground of UD Athletics
Fort Delaware State Park ferry operations
Diamond State Ghost Investigators
Paranormal adventures at Fort Delaware State Park
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Rooftop Dining at Delaware Seashore State Park
Casual dockside dining at the Indian River Marina at Delaware Seashore State Park
Concessions at Killens Pond, Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore, and Fenwick Island State Parks
Snack food service and accessory rentals at Gordons Pond at Cape Henlopen State Park
Passport Program and sponsored volunteer events
Kayak and Canoe Rentals at Fenwick Island
Kayak and Canoe Rentals at Cape Henlopen
Bellevue State Park
Adventure ropes course Lums Pond State Park
Indian River Marina at Delaware Seashore State Park
Lighthouse Bait and Tackle
Cape Henlopen State Park
Equestrian Services at Lums Pond State Park
Equestrian Services at Bellevue State Park
Private Events at Emma's Pond on the Judge Morris Estate at White Clay Creek State Park