Live Oak County Safety Rest Area
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Live Oak 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.

Live Oak County

Live Oak County northbound


  • IH 37 - Northbound, north of Three Rivers.
  • Latitude/longitude: 28.8995, -98.217
  • Mile marker: 78

Live Oak County southbound


  • IH 37 - Southbound, north of Three Rivers
  • Latitude/longitude: 28.6541, -98.2463
  • Mile marker: 82


  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms.
  • Men's and women's restrooms.
  • Drinking water.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Handicap access.
  • Vending machines.


  • The facility underwent major renovations in 2001 that added an enclosed, air-conditioned lobby and restroom amenities upgrades.
  • Before the area was settled and overgrazed in the 19th century, grasslands punctuated by clumps of mesquite and live oak trees covered much of what is now Live Oak County.
  • George W. West, a wealthy county rancher and businessman, began an ambitious development in central Live Oak County in 1910 and developed the nearby town West.