Historic High Country / Rome

Rocky Mountain Recreation and Public Fishing Area

4054 Big Texas Valley Rd., NW
Rome, GA 30165

706-802-5087


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

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting

    Site Information

    Number of Sites: 36

    Primitive Camp Sites Available: 1

    RVs Permitted: 1

    Tenters Welcome: 1

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Volunteer Day / Nature Trail

    Volunteer Day / Nature Trail

    12/10/2016 - 12/10/2016

    Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot.

     

    Saturday, Apr 9, 2016
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Saturday, Aug 13, 2016
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov 12, 2016
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec 10, 2016
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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  • First Day Hike

    First Day Hike

    01/01/2017 - 01/01/2017

    Start 2017 with a ranger-led hike around East Antioch Lake. Learn about the unique history, flora and fauna of Rocky Mountain and the Big Texas Valley. Please meet in the Visitor Information building at the Main Entrance. The trail is considered easy.

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  • Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp

    Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp

    04/09/2017 - 12/02/2017

    Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the West boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot.

     

    Saturday, Feb 13, 2016
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Saturday, Jun 11, 2016
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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  • Volunteer Day / Heath Lake

    Volunteer Day / Heath Lake

    07/08/2017 - 11/04/2017

    Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot

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