Historic High Country / Rome

Rocky Mountain Recreation and Public Fishing Area

4054 Big Texas Valley Rd. NW
Rome, GA 30165

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Rocky Mountain Recreation and Public Fishing Area is on Oglethorpe Power Corporation land. The area includes two recreation lakes. Largemouth bass and sunfish are the most common game fish species in both lakes. White-tail deer, turkey, and waterfowl frequent the area providing visitors an opportunity to observe wildlife in a natural setting. The lakes offer visitors a scenic and relaxed setting to enjoy fishing, hunting, picnicking, hiking, camping and other outdoor activities.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Annual Fee $30

    Daily Fee $5

    Group Camping $50

    RV Campsites $25/$50

    Tent Campsites $12



    Nature Trails


    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Near Interstate Highway


    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting

    Site Information

    Number of Sites: 36

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • First Day Hike

    First Day Hike

    01/01/2018 - 01/01/2018

    Join us for a ranger-led hike around Lake Antioch for your first hike of the year! As you stroll along the banks of Antioch Lake, we will share this area's unique history, flora and fauna. The trail is considered moderate. Please meet in the Visitor Information parking lot at 8:30 a.m..

    Monday, January 1, 2018
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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