Commemorative Trail opens at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve

(Submitted by Wood County Park District)

The Wood County Park District and the Friends of the Wood County Parks are pleased to announce the grand opening for the Commemorative Trail. The trail has engraved legacy bricks along its 310 foot length which winds between a native plant prairie and a wetland pond at the W.W. Knight Nature Preserve located at 29530 White Road, Perrysburg.

Additional legacy bricks are available for purchase. Newly engraved bricks will be installed each quarter. To purchase a brick, find an order form at the park, or online at An eight-inch by four-inch legacy brick with three lines of engraved text is $100. An eight-inch by eight-inch legacy brick with five lines of engraved text is $125.

All proceeds support the Friends of the Parks, a non-profit, 501c-3 agency. The Friends of the Parks in turn, support park programming, facilities and activities for the citizens of Wood County.

The W.W. Knight Nature Preserve is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. until 30 minutes past sunset. The preserve, the natural playscape (playground with all natural materials), pollinator gardens, recycled bottle house, the nature center, the library, and the windows on wildlife are all free and open to the public. The special event space in the Hankison Great Room is available to rent for a modest fee. For more information visit