Medina County Safety Rest Area
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Medina 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.

Medina County

Medina County


  • US 90, between D'Hanis and Sabinal, located in the median serving traffic both directions.
  • Latitude/longitude: 29.314, -99.3856

Medina County northbound


  • IH 35 - Northbound, north of Devine.
  • Latitude/longitude: 29.1954, -98.8284
  • Mile marker: 130
Medina North Safety Rest Area

Medina County southbound


  • IH 35 - South Bound, north of Devine.
  • Latitude/longitude: 29.2007, -98.8222
  • Mile marker: 130
Medina South Safety Rest Area


  • Two sets of men's and women's restrooms.
  • Interpretive displays.
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms.
  • Picnic tables.
  • Drinking water.
  • Playground.
  • Family/assisted restroom.
  • Separate truck and passenger parking.
  • Handicap access.
  • Walking trail.


  • Medina County derives its name from Medina River that traverses the northeastern portion of the county.
  • The new facility, opened in April 2004, is in the Alsatian style that was brought to Medina County by early French and German settlers from the Alsace region of northeastern France in the mid-1800s. Alsatian style is characterized by buildings whose roofs are unequally pitched in a manner similar to a lean-to design.
  • Underground collection tank collects rain water from roofs for irrigation.