Gillespie County Safety Rest Area
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Gillespie 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.

Gillespie County

Gillespie County Ranch Road 1


  • Ranch Road 1 - Westbound, near Stonewall.
  • Latitude/longitude: 30.2392, -98.6527
Gillespie Ranch Road Safety Rest Area

Gillespie County US 290


  • US 290 - Westbound, between Johnson City and Fredericksburg.
  • Latitude/longitude: 30.2359, -98.6098


  • Drinking water.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Handicap access.
  • Playground.
  • Men's and women's restrooms.
  • US 290: walking trail


  • 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.