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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Safety Rest Areas: Gillespie County Ranch Road 1

(Reconstructed facility opened in 2001)
Gillespie County US 290 is the partner for Gillespie County Ranch Road 1
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

View of Gillespie County Safety Rest Area on Ranch Road 1 near Stonewall
View of Gillespie County Safety Rest Area on Ranch Road 1 near Stonewall
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Location

  • Ranch Road 1 - Westbound, near Stonewall
  • Latitude = 30.2392 Longitude = -98.6527

Features

  • Drinking Water
  • Picnic Tables
  • Handicap Access
  • Playground
  • Men's and Women's Restrooms

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    Miscellaneous

    • Reconstructed facility completed in 2001 on existing site that overlooks the Pedernales River
    • Next to Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park (bus tours of the Parks are available at Lyndon B. Johnson State Historic Park on US 290)
    • The county (and its City of Fredericksburg) is a popular tourist's destination with rolling hills, orchards, historic buildings, museums, antique stores, bakeries, and restaurants

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