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Berks County > County Departments > Parks and Recreation
Heritage Center Directions
  • From Harrisburg
  • From Philadelphia & South/East
  • From Lancaster/York & South/West (or Rt 76 PA Turnpike Exit 21)
  • From the Reading Area
  • From Allentown and North
FYI - Some on-line mapping services do not find our location properly. We suggest trying google maps, yahoo maps, or Rand McNally. For best results, search the Heritage Center location as:
1102 Red Bridge Rd, Reading PA 19605.
 
Street Address: 1102 Red Bridge Rd., Reading PA 19605
 
From Harrisburg:
Route 78 East to Strausstown exit (Rt. 183). Turn right at the top of the ramp and follow Rt 183 S. through Bernville; past Blue Marsh Lake until you come to a traffic light next to a Exxon station; go straight through light. On the right-hand side, immediately following the dairy farm, is Red Bridge Rd. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.
 
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From Philadelphia & South/East:

Route 422 West towards Reading/Lebanon.  After the Arby's on your right and Burger King on your left, stay in the left lane onto 422 West (DO NOT take 422 Business/Mt. Penn).  Go approx. 10 miles and the road will split. Stay in the left lane and continue to follow 222N.  Stay on this highway until you see the exit for Rt.183.  Turn right onto 183 South and go through traffic light. (Exxon Station on your right)   On the right hand side, immediately following the dairy farm is Red Bridge Road. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.

 

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From Lancaster/York & South/West (or Rt 76 [PA Turnpike] exit 21):
Route 222 North. Stay on this highway until you see the exit for 183. Turn right onto 183 South and go straight through traffic light (Exxon station on your right). On the right-hand side, immediately following the dairy farm, is Red Bridge Rd. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.

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From the Reading Area:
Rt. 12 & Route 422 West/Warren Street Bypass until Paper Mill Rd. exit. At the end of ramp, continue straight. Go two more traffic lights to Broadcasting Rd. and turn right. Go approx. 1/2 mile and turn left onto 222 North. Stay on this highway until you see the exit for 183. Turn right onto 183 South and go through traffic light (Exxon station on your right). On the right hand side, immediately following the dairy farm, is Red Bridge Rd. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.
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Rt. 183 N. (Schuylkill Ave) past Reading Airport, through light at MacArthur Rd. Turn at next left onto Red Bridge Rd. (at Hoffman's Garage) and follow to parking lot.
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From Vanity Fair Outlets/West Reading: Pass Vanity Fair Outlets (on your right) on Park Rd. (T.G.I Friday's will be on your right, also). Travel to the light at the intersection of Park Rd. and N. Wyomissing Blvd. Turn right. Follow over bridge. Take left to Rt. 222 N. Stay on this highway until you see the exit for 183. Take 183 South and go through traffic light (Exxon station on your right). On the right-hand side, immediately following the dairy farm, is Red Bridge Rd. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.
 
 
From Allentown & North:
Rt. 22/78 West towards Harrisburg.  Exit at Route 100 S/Fogelsville.  Wawa is on left at turn. Cross the railroad tracks.  Turn right at the light onto Shantz Rd. and follow towards Reading.  At stop sign (Exxon Gas on your left), go straight.  This road is Route 222 S.  Travel 222 towards Reading (past Kutztown).  At  Maiden Creek, (approx. 1 mile after the Rt. 73 intersection) take the 222 South exit on your right. Follow this four-lane highway to the Route 183 exit and take it.  At the end of the off ramp turn left . Take 183 S  and go through traffic light. (Exxon Station on your right)   On the right hand side, immediately following the dairy farm is Red Bridge Rd. Turn right on Red Bridge Rd. The Heritage Center is straight ahead.
 
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