Wood County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).




Adam Phillips Pond (County Park)
  • Location: Gypsy Lane Rd. behind W.C. Justice Center Complex
  • Park size: 9.5 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
Baldwin Woods Preserve (County Park)
  • 14080 Range Line Road, Weston, Ohio
  • Park size: 124 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Closed to the public during various hunting season; see official sites for dates when closed. There are no established trails, but people can roam the preserve at will. Habitats include a mix of woodlands, grasslands and wetland.
Beaver Creek Preserve (County Park)
  • 23028 Long Judson Road, Grand Rapids, Ohio
  • Park size: 18 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Astronomical observation program with large telescope. Habitats include pond, sedge meadows, wet floodplain woods and brush areas.
Bradner Preserve (County Park)
  • 11540 Timmons Road, Bradner, Ohio
  • Park size: 228 acres
  • Habitats include a mature woodlot, sand dunes, grasslands and remnant prairie with nature trails throughout.
Buttonwood / Betty C Black Recreation Area (County Park)
  • 27174 Hull Prairie Road, Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Park size: 23 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Camping (no electric / water)
Carter Historic Farm (County Park)
  • 18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Park size: 80 acres
Cedar Creek Preserve (County Park)
  • 4575 Walbridge Road, Northwood, Ohio
  • Park size: 42 acres
Cricket Frog Cove (County Park)
  • 14810 Freyman Rd., Cygnet, Ohio
  • Park size: 160 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
Fuller Preserve (County Park)
  • 12153 Cross Creek Road, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Park size: 8 acres
J C Reuthinger Memorial Preserve (County Park)
  • 30730 Oregon Road, Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Park size: 69 acres
Mary Jane Thurston (State Park)
  • 1466 State Route 65, McClure, Ohio 43534
  • Park size: 591 acres
  • Total trail length: Hike: 5+ miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Boating, sledding
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Mary Jane Thurston
Otsego Park (County Park)
  • 20000 West River Road, Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Park size: 21.4 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
Rudolph Savana (County Park)
  • Location: Rudolph Rd., .5 mile N. of Mermill Rd.
  • Park size: 49.6 acres
Slippery Elm Trail (Bike Path)
  • Transits: 13 mile trail from Bowling Green to North Baltimore
Van Tassel & Missionary Island (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 384 acres
  • Wildlife Area Map for Van Tassel & Missionary Island
W W Knight Nature Preserve (County Park)
  • 29530 White Road, Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Park size: 43.7 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Nature center, hiking trails
William Henry Harrison Park (County Park)
  • 644 Bierley Avenue, Pemberville, Ohio
  • Park size: 22 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Restrooms
Wood County Historical Society (County Park)
  • 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, Ohio
  • Park size: 51 acres
  • Museum and nature trails




Last Update: 2017-07-24 16:32:02

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