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Berkeley Springs State Park

West Virginia: Wild and Wonderful#2 S. Washington St.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
Phone: (304) 258-2711

Explore Berkeley Springs State Park

Berkeley 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.

Berkeley 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.

At 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 colonies. 

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.

Roman 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.

Relaxing 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 available.

The bathhouse is closed Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.

Reservation Policy: All 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.

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