Brander Preserve

Bradner Preserve is the largest of the Wood County Park District properties. It has three access points:

Interpretive Center: 11491 Fostoria Road/ State Route 23, Bradner, OH 43406


The Bradner Preserve is open daily from 8:00 am until 30 minutes past sunset.

Trails & Campground: 11540 Timmons Road, Bradner, OH 43406

Playground & Restroom: 1275 Caldwell Road, Bradner, OH 43406

Various natural areas including a mature woodlot, sand dunes, grasslands and remnant prairie are all preserved in this, the largest of Wood County Parks. There are trails throughout the preserve.

The community room in the Interpretive Center is available for service groups and non-profits for fee-free meetings.

There is a shelter for outdoor/covered activities located near the interpretive center. Call 419-353-1897 for reservations.

map of park

Click here for a .pdf map of Bradner Preserve. 


Click here for the Wood County Park District’s Rules & Regulations.