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National Park Service finds operator for Va lodge

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 19, 2013 at 5:00 am •  Published: April 19, 2013

BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — The Peaks of Otter Lodge on the Blue Ridge Parkway will reopen after the National Park Service selected a new operator.

Officials for the 469-mile parkway say the new company will operate the lodge in Bedford County for the next 10 years through a concessions contract. The company was not named Thursday.

The agency has sought a new management team after the longtime manager decided not to bid on a new 10-year contract with the park service. The lodge and restaurant closed in November.

Media outlets report that officials have said they expected the 63-room lodge and restaurant to reopen in early June with the new management team.

Many supporters of the attraction for local residents and out-of-area travelers had hoped for a new life for the operation.


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