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Roman Baths at Berkeley Springs State Park

taking to the waters at Berkeley Springs State ParkThe Main Bathhouse offers the choice of a whirlpool or Roman Bath.  The Roman Bath tub contains 750 gallons of mineral water in a private walk-in, ceramic tiled, and soaking tub.  Heated to 102 degrees Fahrenheit, the Roman Bath is big enough to stretch out and float, or just relax.  There are hand rails on the side of the tub for exercise use and safety.  Bath time is 15 minutes with your massage; 20 minutes without a massage. 

The Old Roman Bathhouse offers a historical look and is more family oriented for those who just want the Roman Bath mineral water experience and no massage.  The Roman bath tub is very similar to the one in the Main Bathhouse and each private bath can accommodate up to 6 adults and is pro-rated according.  Soaks are a minimum of 30 minutes and can be reserved for individuals, couples, or families.  Additional time may be requested based on availability.

Check with your doctor prior to scheduling if you have health issues.  The baths are heated to 102 degrees Fahrenheit and may not be appropriate for people with health issues such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, severe allergies, sunburn or women who are pregnant or nursing. 

Whirlpool (Main Bathhouse only)

Luxuriate in a 150 gallon mineral whirlpool bath with jets heated to a maximum temperature of 102 degrees Fahrenheit.  Bath time is 15 minutes with a massage; 20 minutes without a massage.

Massage (Main Bathhouse only)

Enjoy 30 or 60 minutes of Swedish-style full-body massage with pure olive oil.  Massagers are trained and instructed.  There are female massagers on the ladies’ side and male massagers on the men’s side of the SPA.  Requests for massager (male or female) of your choice should be made when you schedule your appointment.

Saunas (Main Bathhouse only)

Relax in one of our cedar lined dry saunas.  The 20 minute sauna may be included with a Bath/Massage package for an additional cost.

Shower

At the end of your massage you may take a five minute shower or you may elect to shower immediately following your bath.  Another option is to follow your treatment with powder and no shower; this is especially good for those with dry skin.

Mineral Content of the Waters

Sodium Chloride
Sodium Sulphate
Sodium Nitrate
Potassium Sulphate
Calcium Sulphate
Ferrous Carbonate
Magnesium Carbonate
Strontium Carbonate
Alumina
Silica
Ammonium Chloride
Albuminoid Nitrogen
Organic Matter

Gases

Free Carbonic Acid
Carbonic Acid in Bicarbonates
Dissolved Oxygen

 

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