Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve
26940 Lime City Road, Perrysburg

Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve is a wonderful park property that was donated by the Sawyer family. The site is an old limestone quarry and has stairs going down into the quarry. There are artifacts, varying elevations and geological features to explore. The trail system is currently under development and upon its completion, a map and brochure will be made available.

Do NOT remove any rocks, geodes, gems, fossils or artifacts from the quarry.

The bouldering and rappelling programs are held here as well as self-guided activities.

 

Public Rappelling Program Guidelines (for self-guided rappelling at Sawyer Quarry):

• All rappellers must self register. Failure to register, unsafe practices, or unsafe equipment is grounds for loss of rappelling privileges, or removal from the park.

• Rappellers must be 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian supervising all rappelling activities. To register a minor, complete the minor’s information in the body of the form, then parent/guardian signature at the bottom.

• All equipment used must be manufactured for the purpose of rappelling and be in original, un-altered condition. No home made or modified equipment may be used.

• Rappellers are subject to equipment inspection and/or competency check at any time by Park District staff.

• Wood County Park District reserves the right to suspend the Public Rappelling Program at any time. Cliffs may also be temporarily closed for scheduled programs, classes, or other Park District use.

• Public rappelling is allowed only in designated areas (please see map), and only during normal park hours.

• Registering to rappel does not reserve either cliff for the rappellers sole use; any area may be in use by other members of the general public. All areas operate on a first come, first served basis.

• Rappellers must have previous rappelling experience, and follow safe accepted practices at all times.

• All rappelling activities are done at your own risk.

Unsure of your skills? Questions about equipment, rigging, or safe accepted practices? Curious about rappelling? Please contact Public Rappelling & Bouldering Program coordinator Ranger Shawn Ruemmele at sruemmele@wcparks.org, or (419)575-7333.

See something? Say something! Please report any damage, issues, or concerns to the Wood County Park District immediately at (419)353-1897, or contact an on-duty Park Ranger at 1-877-RANGER-AID.

Public Bouldering Program Guidelines (for self-guided bouldering at Sawyer Quarry):

• The use of a bouldering pad and/or a spotter is highly recommended.

• Unsafe practices are grounds for loss of bouldering privileges, or removal from the park.

• Boulderers must be 16 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian supervising all bouldering activities.

• Wood County Park District reserves the right to suspend the Public Bouldering Program at any time. Bouldering walls may also be temporarily closed for scheduled programs, classes, or other Park District use.

• Public bouldering is allowed only in designated areas (please see map), and only during normal park hours.

• Any area of the park may be in use by other members of the general public. All areas operate on a first come, first served basis.

• All bouldering activities are done at your own risk.

Have questions or are curious about bouldering? Contact Public Rappelling & Bouldering Program coordinator Ranger Shawn Ruemmele at sruemmele@wcparks.org, or (419)575-7333.

See something? Say something! Please report any damage, issues, or concerns to the Wood County Park District immediately at (419)353-1897, or contact an on-duty Park Ranger at 1-877-RANGER-AID.

The Park is open 365 days a year from 8:00 am – 30 minutes after sunset.