Oden Lake

Louisiana

57Listings$45K-$410K$5.3MTotal Value
Oden Lake, Louisiana

Oden Lake offers limited inventory in Louisiana's Alexandria area.

The body of water is located on the outskirts of Alexandria, with three miles of shoreline.

The lake is nestled in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana's only national forest with 604,000-acres of land.

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  • Ownership
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  • Acreage
    124
Golf Courses
(318) 442-2870
8637 U.S. 165
Woodworth, LA 71485
(318) 473-1331
271 Vandenburg Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
(318) 471-6507
8100 US-71
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 561-0260
2345 Vandenburg Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
Campgrounds
(318) 487-5058
100 Camp Ground Rd
Woodworth, LA 71485
Forest Hill, LA 71430
(318) 473-7160
616 Old Valentine Rd
Elmer, LA 71424
  • Counties: Rapides Parish
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Interesting facts: The lake is nestled in Kisatchie National Forest
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(318) 448-6700
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
Airports
Alexandria International Airport
1100 Frank Andrews Blvd, Alexandria, LA 71303
15 miles away
Marksville Municipal Airport
Mansura, LA 71350
36 miles away
About Oden Lake
A Short Trip to Alexandria, Louisiana

Oden Lake is located in Rapides Parish in central Louisiana. The lake sits less than four miles from Woodworth and about 20 minutes from the city of Alexandria.

Oden Lake is a larger natural lake encompassing 124 acres in size. There are three miles of rolling shoreline and an average depth of 10 feet.

Oden Lake sits in the massive Kisatchie National Forest, which is visited by many for its recreational opportunities.

The Perfect View

Oden Lake is too small for boating or water sports, but it makes the perfect view from your back door.

Fisher's have reported hooking largemouth bass and bluegill in Oden Lake. It is truly the perfect lake for a relaxing afternoon after a busy day.

A popular activity near the lake is visiting the Kisatchie National Forest, which is a great place to enjoy the great outdoors. Kisatchie National Forest offers many opportunities for visitors to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of Central Louisiana.

There is an opportunity for hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, picnicking, winter sports, nature observing, and more. There are many spots to park RV’s or have a more primitive camping experience.

Nearby Attractions

Alexandria Golf & Country Club is just five minutes from the lake and is regarded as one of the highest quality and well-maintained golf courses. Golfers enjoy the lake scenery, lush trees, and flowers that create a beautiful landscape while on the green.

You can drive just a few miles north to the larger city of Alexandria and enjoy the many amenities that it has to offer.

In addition to dozens of restaurants and bars, the Alexandria Zoological Park is another excellent option right in the middle of the city. You can see jaguars, Bengal tigers, lions, and more in the spectacular exhibits.

The Red River also winds through Alexandria and makes a great view once the sun begins to set.

Experience the Beauty of Louisiana

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a vacation rental, Oden Lake is an excellent choice.