Historic High Country / Rome

Rocky Mountain Public Fishing Area

4054 Big Texas Valley Rd. NW
Rome, GA 30165

706-802-5087


The Rocky Mountain Recreation and Public Fishing Area is located near the Chattahoochee National Forest and offers 2 lakes totaling 559 acres. Anglers can catch largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, redear sunfish, crappie, and walleye. Heath Lake is open the 1st - 10th of each month and there is now a slot limit on largemouth bass. All largemouth bass 14" - 20" must be released immediately. There is still a creel limit of 5 fish, only one of which can be over 20". It is illegal to possess alcoholic beverages anywhere on the area. No one may rappel, rock climb or hang glide. This PFA has archery hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Waterfowl hunting is allowed on Antioch Lake and Heath Lake and hunters may use firearms. Please check the Hunting Regulations for more information.

Hours: open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Monday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Tuesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Friday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    One of the following is required: Hunting license, Fishing license, Georgia Lands Pass. 5 dollar daily parking pass/30 dollar an Visit website - http://georgiawildlife.com/licenses-permits-passes

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Open Year 'Round

    Pet-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages