Texas Safety Rest Areas feature a number of benefits designed to better serve travelers in Texas.

Each of the state's 80 Safety Rest Areas feature restrooms that are open 24 hours daily. Most rest areas have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. The remaining facilities have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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Texas Travel Information Center at Orange

2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms Drinking Water Family/Assisted Restroom Handicap Access Interpretive Displays Picnic Tables Professional Travel Counselor Wireless Internet Access

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Boardwalk over Blue Elbow Swamp
Interior View
Illuminated Star-shaped Site Feature
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Location

  • IH 10 - Westbound (1708 E. I-10, Orange, TX 77632)
  • Latitude = 30.1233 Longitude = -93.712
  • Milepost: 880

Features

  • 'Welcome to Texas' Photo Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • 2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Professional Travel Counselor
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
  • Security Surveillance
  • Diaper Changing stations
  • Separate Truck and Passenger Parking
  • Drinking Water
  • Vending Machines
  • Family/Assisted Restroom
  • Video Theatre
  • Group Picnic Facility
  • Walking Trail
  • Handicap Access
  • Weather Information
  • Interpretive Displays
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Motor Carrier Permits / Txtag

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    Miscellaneous

    • Travelers may also call 1-800-452-9292 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily for travel information, professional trip planning assistance and road condition information. Automated road conditions 24 hours a day
    • Clean restrooms available 24 hours a day
    • Picnic tables are covered
    • Boardwalk with interpretive exhibits of Blue Elbow Swamp and scenic deck with overview of wetlands area and cypress forest
    • Certified professional counselors provide professional assistance with routings, current information on points of interest, events and road conditions in the state. Also provided are free maps and a variety of free statewide and local travel literature
    • Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT seven days a week - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Closed only on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, the day before Christmas, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
    • Located in the "Gulf Coast" region of Texas. Visit our Texas Highways Magazine to find out interesting places and events happening in this region.

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