Odessa-Louisa Complex

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Odessa-Louisa Complex is a 10.5 mile trail located near Wapello, IA. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

10.5 miles 126 feet


1 year ago

I own a cabin on Lake Odessa and hunt/fish here. Great place for kayaking/canoeing. Excellent fishing but water level fluctuates with the season. Bordered by a Nature Preserve (off limits in Fall and Winter). concrete boat ramp, local restaraunt and campground. Toolsboro Mound nearby.

From Naturally Iowa Website: 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

Hunting: major - waterfowl, deer, turkey, squirrel;

Fishing: shallow lake, wetlands

Trails: hiking (flat, mowed, service road)