Rocky Mountain

Recreation & Public Fishing Area

Floyd County

Rocky Mountain PFA

Rocky Mountain
Recreation & Public Fishing Area
Floyd County

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. 




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  • Rocky Mountain Archery Range
  • Beach
  • Bike Trails
  • Boat Ramps
  • Campsites - RV, tent, group primitive sites (reservations only)
  • Canoe Access
  • Docks
  • Fishing Jetties
  • Hiking Trails
  • Lake
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Shelters (reservations only)
  • Restrooms


  • Archery
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Watching



Main Office (706) 802-5087

Hunting & Fishing Licenses, Boat Registration 1-800-366-2661



Daily Parking Pass: $5

Annual Parking Pass: $30

Fishing License required to fish on PFA

Purchase License



Open 7 days a week

sunrise to sunset



4054 Big Texas Valley Rd. NW

Rome, GA 30165

GPS Coordinates:

N 34.36634, W -85.3033