The Odessa WMA is the southern end of the 6,400-acre Odessa Wildlife Area, a complex mix of wetlands, forest, open water, backwater ponds and timbered chutes. The area offers abundant opportunities for fishing, hunting, paddling, watching wildlife and more.
For information about the north end of Odessa go to:
Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge
Special Interests: Viewing eagles, waterfowl and other wetland bird species; canoeing and kayaking
Watchable Wildlife: eagles (year round); waterfowl and wetland birds; other wetland wildlife;
Paddling: six accesses; Odessa Water Trail has 3 marked routes; water levels change seasonally
Fishing: shallow lake, wetlands
Trails: hiking (flat, mowed, service road)