Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area

Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area
Park 706-802-5087


GeorgiaWildlife.com/PFA/RockyMtn
706-802-5087


The publically accessible outdoor recreational programs are managed by the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites Division. Fisheries operations are managed and supported by the Wildlife Resources Division.
Now accepting campground host applications.
» Parking Fee Notice:
› Rocky Mountain PFA parking permit required (one per vehicle).
› WMA license is not required but a valid Georgia Fishing License is required to fish on this area.
› An annual pass application form is available at the link under "Additional Information".
» Restrictions:
› It is illegal to possess alcoholic beverages anywhere in the area.
› No one may rappel, rock climb or hang glide.
» Heath Lake Regulations:
› Lake is open on the 1st–10th of each month.
› 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".
» Additional Information:
› Below are some specific information sheets for Rocky Mountain PFA.
Park Brochure
Visitor Information
Group Shelter Rules
Group Camp Reservation Form
Annual Pass Application Form
Fishing Regulations
Fishing Guide
Rocky Mountain PFA EntranceOverlook of LakeLake FishingHeath Lake DockCampsitePicnic Shelter

Fee:

Daily: $5.00
Annual: $30.00

Facilities:

• 2 Lakes — 202 & 357 acres
• Concrete Boat Ramps
• Fishing Jetties
• Swimming Beach
• Restrooms
• Picnic Shelters
• Campsites — seasonal
• Group Primitive Campsite — reservations only
• Group Picnic Area — reservation only
• ADA Accessible Facilities

Things To Do & See:

• Fishing — Largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, crappie, hybrid striped-white bass
• Scenic Overlooks
• Hiking Trails
• Camping


Note: Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area has no reservable facilities.

A Georgia State Parks Park Pass is not valid for parking at RMPFA. A daily $5 or annual $30 RMPFA parking pass can be purchased upon arrival.
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Events
Volunteer Day / Nature Trail
Saturday, Aug 13, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
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 706-802-5087.
Hidden Gem
4th Sunday of Month 10 AM - 12 PM from Aug 28, 2016 
Join us for a Ranger-led hike to the Lower Overlook. As you stroll along the banks of Antioch Lake, we will share this area's unique history, flora and fauna. Once we arrive at the Overlook, the Ranger will discuss the unique Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant. The trail is considered easy. Please meet in the Visitor Information parking lot. $5 parking. 706-802-5087.
Hidden Gem
Volunteer Day / East Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the East boat ramp. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot 706-802-5087.
Volunteer Day / West Antioch Boat Ramp
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
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 706-802-5087.
Volunteer Day / Heath Lake
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Heath Lake. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Heath Lake parking lot 706-802-5087.
Address/Directions
Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area
4054 Big Texas Valley Road NW
Rome, GA 30165


North on US Highway 27 for 10.4 miles, left on Sike Storey Road 0.4 miles, left on Big Texas Valley Road 5.4 miles to entrance.
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