Cedar Creeks Preserve bridgeCedar Creeks Preserve

4575 Walbridge Road. Northwood, OH  43619

A mix of wet woods and grasslands, this 42-acre preserve features hiking trails allowing visitors to see a remnant Black Swamp woods, playground and picnic area.  Spring wildflowers are a seasonal feature.  The park also offers an open-air  picnic shelter. This can be reserved by calling 419-353-1897, or online. 

The preserve is open from 8:00 am until 30 minutes past sunset everyday.

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Park Features

Large multi-purpose play field, children’s playground,

hiking trails, restrooms and water fountain, grills available, handicap accessible, pollinator garden, wildlife habitat and more!

Shelter Rental Information:

*Currently, the facility space is at half capacity. The capacity limit is 54 people.

Park Rules and Regulations apply, Alcohol is not permitted, Only one reservation is allowed per day, The cost to reserve the open-air shelter is $40 for the day, which allows for the electricity to be used. The site limit is 108 people.

There are twelve picnic tables under the shelter. The tables can be moved out, but need to be moved back in at the end of the event.

Reservations must be made by the 20th date of the month prior.

Full payment is required at reservation time. Holds are not permitted.

The shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis (if it is not previously reserved).

Available 9:00 a.m. until 30 minutes past sunset.

Land Management Practices

The Stewardship Department of the Wood County Park District stays current with conservation practices through research, training and attending conferences. This knowledge is implemented into the plans and practices at each park. Depending on season, flora, watershed, location and more, the Stewardship practices may involve controlled burns, mowing grasses, removing invasive plant species, planting native plants and much more. All of these efforts are for the best health of the land and ideal habitat for the local flora and fauna.