Commemorative Trail WW Knight Nature Preserve Wood County Park District

The Commemorative Trail at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve is the perfect place to showcase your milestones, anniversaries and legacies. This

310 foot path between the native plant prairie and the wetland pond is a lovely area to stroll and appreciate nature’s beauty.

An 8 x 8 inch brick with 5 lines of text is $125. A 4 x 8 inch brick with 3 lines of text is $100. Order forms must be mailed or delivered to the Park District Headquarters located at 18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402.

Please make checks payable to the Friends of the Wood County Parks. This is a fundraiser and the proceeds go to the Friends of the Parks who support park amenities, activities and beautification.

Click here for a Brick Order Form to order your brick today. Additional engraved bricks will be laid into the trail on a quarterly basis. Order forms must be turned in or mailed to Park District Headquarters: 18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402.

Oak Leaf Program Guide

Check out the December 2018, January & February 2019 Oak Leaf.

Choose your own Adventure with the Wood County Park District!

Photo Contest

 Take photos at a Wood County Park District Property, submit up to 4 photos in the three categories of: Wildlife, Landscapes and Plant Life. Submission deadline is November 30, 2018.

Click here for the contest prospectus. 

Submitted photos (at least one per photographer) will be framed and displayed in a photo gallery exhibition.



rendering of archery rangeArrowwood Archery Range on Linwood Road in Bowling Green, Ohio is free and open to the public everyday from 8:00 am until 30 minutes past dusk. Select programming will occupy the space, so check the program listing for details.









Self-guided rappelling and bouldering (low-level rock-climbing) is available at Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve. For more information, visit our Recreation page.

Have you been to the Nature Interpretation Center at the Bradner Nature Preserve?

Bradner Interpretive Center The Interpretation Center is open 365 days a year from 8:00 am – dusk. It is free and filled with interactive learning for all ages.

The Windows on Wildlife overlooks pollinator gardens and has the sounds of nature piped into the room. The underground room teaches about soil, burrowers, and ants. The main children’s space has a library, swinging chairs for kids, an activity table and a magnification table for exploring nature.

We hope you enjoy this space that celebrates nature. There are also miles of trails to walk to take full advantage of the health benefits of being in nature.

Bradner Interpretive Center: 11491 Fostoria Road/State Route 23