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The IDPR Development Department is in charge of all IDPR related building and maintenance projects; everything from campsite upgrades to the construction of new visitor centers.


Water Lines - Henrys Lake State Park 

Sealed proposals will be received by the State of Idaho, Department of Parks and Recreation, 4279 Commerce Circle, Ste. B, Idaho Falls, ID 83401 until 2pm, local time, on Thursday May 26, 2022, for Project 360231 - New Waterlines Phase 2, Henrys Lake State Park, Island Park, ID. Proposals will be opened and publicly read at the above hour, date, and location.


A description of the work of this project can be summarized to include all labor and material necessary for trenching, waterline installation, hose bibs, backfill and site cleanup per drawings and specifications.


A pre-bid conference will be held at the project site (pending weather conditions), in Henrys Lake State Park, Island Park, Idaho on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, starting at 11am. General Contractors intending to submit a bid are encouraged to attend.


Plans, specifications, proposal forms and other information are on file for examination at the following locations:


  • Idaho Dept. of Parks & Recreation, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise, ID 83716 (208) 514-2451
  • Idaho Dept. of Parks & Recreation, 4279 Commerce Circle, Ste. B, Idaho Falls, ID 83401 (208) 525-7121
  • Associated General Contractors, 1649 W. Shoreline Dr., Ste. 100, Boise, ID 83702 (208) 344-2531
  • ARC Document Solutions, 2700 W. Idaho St., Boise, ID 83702 (208) 342-4141
  • Blueprint Specialties, 6205 W. Overland Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (208) 377-0294

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid amount, including any add alternates, is required.

Bid Documents are available electronically free of charge. Bidders can obtain documents by contacting:

Nadine Curtis
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
5657 Warm Springs Ave.
Boise, Idaho, 83716 (208)-514-2451

A Public Works Contractors License for the State of Idaho is required to bid on this work.

Estimated Cost: $600,000

Questions regarding this advertisement may be directed to Erik Bush, IDPR Project Manager at the Boise Headquarters, (208) 803-4813.

 Some of the major projects underway include:

  • Lake Walcott Boat Ramp Restroom Replacement: Construction is just getting underway for the Lake Walcott Boat Ramp Restroom. We are replacing the current wood roof with metal roofing, installing new plumbing fixtures, lighting upgrades, interior surfaces refinish and exterior trim. Expected completion is May of 2022. 
    Restroom at Lake Walcott







  • Billingsley Creek Campground: IDPR is constructing a 50 unit RV campground at the Billingsley Creek Unit of Thousand Springs State Park in Hagerman. The RV campground will have water, sewer, and 50amp electrical hookups, as well as a shower house. The campground will be adjacent to the newly completed visitors center shared between IDPR and The National Park Service.

    The start of the billingsley creek campground project, sites drawn out in the dirt







  • Priest Lake Shower House Remodel: Started in the Fall of 2022. We are replacing the tile, refinishing interior surfaces, installing new plumbing fixtures, and upgrading the lighting. Work is expected to be complete May 2022.
    Showerhouse at Priest Lake in the snow







Design & Engineering


Ponderosa State Park - Storage Facility Remodel

Submittals for Design Build Services will be received by the Department of Parks and Recreation, State of Idaho, at 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise, ID 83716, beginning immediately, until Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 2:00 pm, local time, for IDPR Project No. 330113 Vehicle Storage/Linen Storage Facility Remodel, Ponderosa State Park, McCall, Idaho. 

A description of the work of this project can be summarized to include the design and construct a pre-engineered steel vehicle storage / linen storage facility. Included are electrical, mechanical, and required site modifications as necessary.  

A site visit is not scheduled for this RFQ.

A written Request for Qualifications and other information are available at the Department of Parks and Recreation, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise, ID 83716: Joel Halfhill, Construction Manager, (208) 830-4745. Qualification statements will be judged by the following categories: Basic Qualifications, Specific Qualifications, Approach to Project, Past Performance and Special Qualifications.

All Contractors must have a Public Works Contractors License and a Design Professional who holds an Idaho Architectural and/or Engineering License at the time of submittal to this RFQ.

Project Budget: $330,000

Upcoming Development Projects 2022

The table below includes some of the projects planned, but is by no means all inclusive. For more information about upcoming projects contact the Development Bureau at

Design & Engineering Projects Request for Qualifications (Design) Anticipated Construction Date
Hells Gate: Marina Dock Replacement
Summer 2022
Hells Gate: Repair & Resurface Trails
Summer 2022
Henrys Lake: Fish Cleaning Station
Summer 2022
Bear Lake Campground Phase 2 Electrical Upgrades
Summer 2022
Bear Lake East Campground Water Upgrades
Summer 2022
Hells Gate: Sewer Upgrades
Winter 2022
Priest Lake: Campground Electrical Upgrades
Fall 2022
Heyburn: Rocky Point Dispenser Replacement
Spring/Summer 2022
Coeur d'Alene Parkway: Rehabilitate Vault Toilets
Spring/Summer 2022
Trail of Coeur d'Alenes: Restripe Trail and Parking Area
Spring/Summer 2022
Dworshak: Water Tower Inspections
Fall 2022
Thousand Springs: Ritter Island Pink House Remodel
Spring 2022
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