Wise County Safety Rest Area
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Wise 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.

Wise County northbound


  • US 287 - Northbound, 2 miles north of Decatur.
  • Latitude/longitude: 33.284, -97.6316


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


  • Wise County was named in honor of Henry A. Wise, a United States Congressman from Virginia, who, during the 1840s, supported the annexation of Texas.
  • Lake Bridgeport / Wise Co. Park located 4 miles west of Bridgeport off US 380, offers swimming, year-round fishing, campsites, picnic areas, boat rentals and ramps.
Wise Safety Rest Area