Announcement -- A section of the Union Canal Trail will be closed Tuesday morning, September 22 while Maintenance staff removes a tree along the trail. The closed area of the trail is between Gring’s Mill Recreation Area, south to the Berks Leisure Area metal bridge. This does not affect the trail north of Gring’s Mill or south of the Berks Leisure Area. The trail is expected to reopen Tuesday afternoon.
ATTENTION - The Heritage Festival is still ON. We are going forward with whatever activities we can depending on the weather and the festival participants who can join us. We're open for tours, Saturday and Sunday as usual. Call for more details. 
UPDATE: Draft Horse Demos scheduled for Sunday have been cancelled due to unsafe field conditions.

Welcome to
Berks County Parks Department
Christopher Stress, RA -

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.

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, 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!




Contact Information
Address: Berks County Parks Department
​2083 Tulpehocken Rd.
​Wyomissing PA 19610
​Phone: ​610-372-8939
​FAX: ​610-373-7066
​Office Hours:           ​8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
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Park Hours
January - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
February - 8:00 am-5:30 pm​
March - 8:00 am-7:00 pm​
April - 8:00 am-8:00 pm​
May - 8:00 am-8:30 pm​
June/July - 8:00 am-9:00pm​
August - 8:00 am-8:30 pm​
September-8:00 am-8:00 pm​
October - 8:00 am-6:30 pm​
November-8:00 am-5:00 pm​​
December-8:00 am-4:30 pm​​