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Safety Rest Areas: Guadalupe County Westbound

(Newly constructed facilities opened in Spring 2006)
Guadalupe County Eastbound is the partner for Guadalupe County Westbound
2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms Drinking Water Family/Assisted Restroom Handicap Access Interpretive Displays Picnic Tables

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View of nature trail with interpretive displays of native vegetation
View of interior lobby featuring interpretive displays of local features
View of a picnic arbor nested among the existing trees
View of the new facility as one approaching from the passenger car entrance
spacer View of the new Guadalupe County Safety Rest Area, Westbound, on Interstate 10 near San Antonio
View of the new Guadalupe County Safety Rest Area, Westbound, on Interstate 10 near San Antonio
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Location

  • IH 10 - Westbound, east of Seguin
  • Latitude = 29.6158 Longitude = -97.803
  • Milepost: 622

Features

  • 2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Interpretive Displays
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
  • Picnic Tables
  • Diaper Changing stations
  • Playground
  • Drinking Water
  • Separate Truck and Passenger Parking
  • Family/Assisted Restroom
  • Vending Machines
  • Handicap Access

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  • Walking Trail

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    Miscellaneous

    • Newly constructed facilities opened in Spring 2006
    • The site planning and the architecture were influenced by the wooded sites and the local vernacular construction (minimum disturbance to the existing natural habitats, full height lobby windows provide transparency between the inside and outside spaces, limestone structure with exposed structural roof truss framing provides deeply shaded porches)
    • The nearby town, Seguin, was named after Juan Seguín, a political and military figure of the Texas Revolution and Republic of Texas
    • Guadalupe County gets its name from the Guadalupe River, which Alonso de Leon named in 1689 in honor of the Lady of Guadalupe depicted on his standard