Springs State Park is located in the center of
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. The Bathhouse first
opened in 1930. Since then, thousands have enjoyed
the variety of baths and treatments in the warm
mineral waters that flow from the springs at a
constant temperature of 74.3 degrees Fahrenheit. The
spring's water comes from five principle sources
and numerous lesser ones, all within a hundred
yards, approximately 2,000 gallons of clear,
sparkling water per minute.
Springs was a famous health Mecca that attracted
Native Americans from the Great Lakes to the
Carolinas. Those first European settlers, who came
in 1730, learned the uses and value of the springs
from the Indians and began spreading the word of its
benefits throughout the settlements of the east.
16, George Washington visited Berkeley Springs as a
member of a survey party. That night, they camped
here and the young Washington noted in his diary,
"March 18th, 1748, We this day called to see Ye Fam'd Warm Springs." He visited the springs
regularly and regularly, and his efforts helped to
spread the fame of the health spa throughout the
Borrowing the name of a famous counterpart
in England, the General Assembly of Virginia formed
the town of Bath on this location in 1776 and
created a board of trustees to govern the new town.
Baths - 750
gallons of mineral water in a ceramic tile, walk-in
private tub (can be shared with someone of the same
sex). Heated to a maximum water temperature of
102-degrees F., the Roman Bath is a tub big enough to
stretch out in, to float, read, or just relax.
Bath - luxuriate
in 6 1/2 foot Victorian-style footed bathtub with
mineral water heated to a maximum temperature of
102-degrees F. Bath time with a massage is 15 minutes; 20
minutes without a massage. Footrests and pillows are
bathhouse is closed Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving,
Christmas, and New Year's days.
reservations require full advance payment or credit
card guarantee. If reservations are canceled within
24 hours of the scheduled appointment, the full
amount will be refunded. If reservations are
canceled less than 24 hours in advance of the
appointment, a refund will be granted only if the
appointment is re-booked.