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Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge, LA

Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Ophelia NWR (named for the largest water body in the area) was established in 1988 to protect the important Mississippi/Red River floodplain ecosystem. The refuge was once part of a vast bottomland...[more]

Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge

Address

401 Island Road
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone:318-253-4238
Email:lakeophelia@fws.gov

Directions

The refuge office is at 401 Island Road just north of Marksville, LA. The office can be reached by taking LA. Hwy. 1194 south from LA. Hwy. 1, to Island Road. The refuge itself is 20 miles northeast of Marksville, LA on LA. Hwy. 452

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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