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

    50 Amp Elec Hookup, Number of Sites, RVs Permitted

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • First Day Hike

    First Day Hike

    01/01/2015 - 01/01/2015

    Start your first day of the New Year with a ranger-led hike around the Nature Trail. Learn about the unique Rocky Mountain area history, flora and fauna. Meet at the Visitor Information parking lot. The trail is one mile long and is considered easy.

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  • East Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup

    East Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup

    01/10/2015 - 01/10/2015

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

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  • West Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup

    West Antioch Shoreline Litter Pickup

    02/07/2015 - 02/07/2015

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

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  • Heath Lake Shoreline Litter Pickup

    Heath Lake Shoreline Litter Pickup

    03/14/2015 - 03/14/2015

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

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