Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs in Steamboat Springs, Colorado is open all year long. Sunday through Thursday the park is open from 10am until 10:30pm, no visitors are admitted to the facilities after 9:30pm. Friday and Saturday the facility is open from 10am until midnight although no one else will be admitted after 10:30pm. The entrance rate to the facilities at the hot springs is $10 for adults, $5 for teens ages thirteen to seventeen and $3 for children ages three to twelve. The facility does not accept credit cards.
The Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs offers a number of facilities to ensure the comfort of visitors. There are restrooms, a heated cabin and tipi for visitors to change and picnic areas for those that would like to have a picnic. There are private areas at the facility for massage and Watsu in addition to various other amenities. The Watsu and massage therapists are available from ten in the morning until eight at night each day.
Visitors should make reservations to ensure that they can see one of the therapists during their stay. The cost of the massages ranges from $50 to $180 depending on the type and duration of the massage being received.
There are guidelines for the hot springs including no one under the age of eighteen being in the park after dark. After dark clothing is optional at the facility; there is no glass, smoking or alcohol permitted in the Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs. Guests may not use flash photography after dark or participate in inappropriate or loud behavior. Pets are not allowed and there is no food allowed in the pool area.
The park offers a number of options for lodging as well. The facility requires a notice of fourteen days to alter reservations. There are no refunds given on payments and no changes can be made within fourteen days of the reservations. There is a minimum stay of two nights required for weekend reservations and three nights minimum required for holiday weekend reservations. Check in at the Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs is at five in the evening and check out is at eleven in the morning. There are no pets allowed during the stay and there are no RVs allowed.
There is very little lighting at the facility at night in an effort to keep the setting around the pool as natural as possible. The lack of lights means that visitors to the park can enjoy star gazing and are asked to avoid bright lights although the use of headlamps and flashlights is permitted. The facility does not normally allow campfires because of dry conditions.
Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs drains and cleans the pools every Thursday from seven to ten in the morning to ensure they are clean and safe for visitors. Those that wish to obtain additional information about the facilities, activities, payment options and reservations for lodging or massages should contact the facility directly in order to have their questions answered.