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Pecos East County Safety Rest Area

Texas safety rest areas feature many benefits for travelers in Texas.

Our 76 safety rest areas feature 24-hour restrooms. Most locations have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. Other locations have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Pecos East County eastbound

Location

  • IH 10 - Eastbound, 23 miles west of Sheffield.
  • Latitude/longitude: 30.8639, -102.0856
  • Mile marker: 308
Pecos East Eastbound Safety Rest Area

Pecos East County westbound

Location

  • IH 10 - Westbound, 23 miles west of Sheffield.
  • Latitude/longitude: 30.8536, -102.0669
  • Mile marker: 308
Pecos East Westbound Safety Rest Area

Features

  • Drinking water.
  • Men's and women's restrooms.
  • Handicap access.
  • Picnic tables.

Trivia

  • The name Pecos first appears in Juan de Oñate's reports concerning the Indian pueblo of Cicuye, now known as the Pecos Pueblo, and is of unknown origin.
  • Fort Stockton, a town 50 miles west of the facility, was where a pre- and post-civil war cavalry fort located. Ninth United States Cavalry, a regiment of black troops (also known as "Buffalo'soldiers") were among troops stationed here.