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Summer in the Parks!
Welcome to Berks County's beautiful park system.  We have 9 parks for you to visit and enjoy, including Gring's Mill Recreation Area, the Union Canal Walking & Bicycle Trail, Beidler House and Aqueduct, Antietam Lake and the Berks County Heritage Center. 
(No Pets allowed, except Antietam Lake- See ALL Rules & Regulations.)We offer recreation and educational programs year-round.  Whether you enjoy summer  concerts in the park, festivals or historical programs, we have something for everyone of all ages!
Park Hours
January - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
February - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
March - 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
April - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
May - 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM
June and July - 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
August- 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM
September - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
October - 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM
November - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
December - 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Mission Statement
The Berks County Parks & Recreation Department is charged with the development, operation, and maintenance of all the County-owned Parks, recreation facilities, and historic sites.  The Department is responsible for providing recreational opportunities as well as addressing the interpretive and educational needs as related to these facilities.

 Blue Marsh Lake 
 Berks County Conservancy 
 Schuylkill River Heritage Corridor 
Berks Heritage Council
Heritage Corridor
  Berks County Parks & Recreation Department
Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Gring's Mill
2083 Tulpehocken Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Telephone: 610.372.8939
Fax: 610.373.7066
Berks Leisure Area
Recreation Office
1901Tulpehocken Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Telephone: 610.374.2944
Fax: 610.374.2973
 Heritage Center -
Mailing address:
2201 Tulpehocken Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Physical Address:
1102 Red Bridge Rd.
Reading PA 19605
Telephone: 610.374.8839
Fax: 610.373.7049



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