On Historic Bath House Row in beautiful downtown Hot Springs,
Arkansas, the Buckstaff is the only remaining operational bath
house within the boundaries of the Hot Springs National Park and
has been in continuous service since 1912. Still today the visitor
to our city can experience the natural unadulterated thermal mineral
waters, that have been known for centuries for their therapeutic
value in the relief of common ailments such as arthritis, bursitis,
rheumatic and gouty conditions and other common afflictions.
Weary visitors can utilize the same waters and treatments
to relax and unwind from a fantastic vacation or business trip.
Bath House still offers a traditional style treatment with its
staff of highly trained and dedicated personnel. Offering you
the privacy of individual tubs, with an all men's department on
the first floor and the 2nd floor being dedicated to the ladies.
To bather at the Buckstaff, you need only present yourself during
times (no reservations or appointments accepted). All supplies
and linen are provided to cover your self Roman style between
your bathing stations (bathing suits optional). Each department
has locking lockers and small valuables may be deposited at the
front desk in private lock boxes. Some age and health restrictions
may apply, your inquiry welcome.
under regulations of the U.S. Department of Interior, National
Park Service, the Buckstaff offers traditional Thermal Mineral
Baths and Swedish style massages. Our services include a 20 minute
tub bath at a maximum temperature of 100°, Hot Packs for
a maximum of 20 minutes, Sitz Bath for 10 minutes, Vapor Cabinet
(steam cabinet) for a maximum of 2 minutes with the heads in cabinet
or 5 minutes in the heads out cabinet, finishing it off with a 2
minute maximum rinse in the needle shower. Each tub is equipped with its own
whirlpool and may be used while in the tub bath. You may then
top the whole experience off with a full body Swedish style massage
making your visit to the Buckstaff the most enjoyable and refreshing
part of your stay in Hot Springs National Park Arkansas. Please
allow approximately 1½ hours for the entire process and longer
during peak periods.
that extend or exceed the above listed times and temperatures must be authorized by a licensed physician in the form of a
prescription stating the specifics of treatment.
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