The winning bidder could bring a rustic hotel, food services or a campground to Main Ranch, which is at the island’s Bechers Bay.

VENTURA—Santa Rosa Island, which is part of the Channel Islands National Park network, is open for business.

Officials with the Channel Islands National Park announced they are accepting proposals for a potential business opportunity at Santa Rosa Island’s historic Main Ranch. The park is specifically soliciting a Request for Expressions of Interest, or RFEI, which could result in the building of rustic lodging, campground or dining options.

The visitor-serving development would be located at Bechers Bay. Main Ranch occupies more than 32 acres of “corrals, pastures, historic structures and scenic beauty” at Bechers Bay, according to Channel Islands National Park staff.

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