United States National Park Service Marinas

 Dornbusch performed the following marina development and redevelopment feasibility and related studies for the National Park Service. All were in preparation of prospectuses for new concession contracts.


  • Marina feasibility and redevelopment studies at Cottonwood Cove and Katherine’s Landing (Lake Mohave – Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada), Belle Haven Marina (Washington D.C.), Lake Roosevelt marinas (Coulee Dam National Recreation Area, Washington), Gateway and Fire Island National Recreation Area marinas (New York), Biscayne National Park (Florida), and a proposed marina at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Utah).

  • Evaluation of feasibility of proposed concession-funded capital improvement and facility expansion programs at Echo Bay and Calville recreation marinas (Lake Mead National Recreation Area).

  • Feasibility of sustaining and/or upgrading ferry, tour boat, and related docking facilities for concession operators at the Statue of Liberty, Alcatraz, Fort Sumter, Colonial, Channel Islands, Lake Washington, Cape Lookout, Isle Royale, Fort Sumter, Gulf Islands National Seashore, and Biscayne National Parks and Recreation Areas.

  • Feasibility of redeveloping and expanding the boating operations at Convoy Point, and of adding new boating operations at Virginia Key, for the Biscayne National (Underwater) Park, Florida. The boating operations considered include scuba and snorkeling excursions, glass bottom boat excursions, island and lighthouse tours, and sunset cruises.