Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to Parks & Recreation


County Parks and trails are open, with the following exceptions:

Parks offices are closed.

Picnic pavilion reservations are being accepted. See reservations page or call  610-372-8939.

The Heritage Center

Gruber Wagon Works & Heister Canal Center offers tours:

Fridays & Saturdays: 10-4 Every hour on the hour, last tour at 3pm

Sundays: 12-4 Every hour on the hour, last tour at 3pm

Visit the lower level of the barn at the Heritage Center to purchase tickets.

Bingaman Nature Center

Open Fridays & Saturdays: 10-4

Sundays: 12-4

​For any questions regarding our Parks, please call the Park office at 610-372-8939, check this web site, or visit our Facebook page.

2021 Parks' Programs and Events

All Berks County Employees and anyone entering county buildings must wear a mask or they will be denied entrance. County of Berks Offices are currently open only to individuals with appointments and to conduct essential business.  Essential business refers to those functions that cannot be postponed or conducted remotely.

If you have COVID-19 questions you may still email them to COVID@countyofberks.com.


What’s important to you? How do you utilize the parks?
The Berks County Planning Commission in cooperation with the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department invites you to participate in a short survey about the County Park system and your municipal park systems so that we can use your feedback to update the Berks County Greenway, Park and Recreation Plan.
Click here to take the survey.


Cathy Wegener, CPRP - Director

Antietam Creek at the Seidel Road Trailhead
Contact Information
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

Music on the Mountain

For more information regarding Music on the Mountain featuring the Mt. Penn Preservation Jazz Band, click here to go to the website.

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Park Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm