Ah, come on folks. . . take off those shoes.
Like these guys. (Tie removal optional)
Merle Bruckman bought the property around the Breitenbush hot springs in 1927 and turned it into a wilderness health spa. He sold it in the mid-1950s, and the operation changed hands a few more times before closing in 1972 after two large floods.
In 1981, it re-opened as a retreat and conference center — owned by its workers since 1989.