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Navarro 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.

Navarro County northbound

Location

  • IH 45 - Northbound, south of Corsicana.
  • Latitude/longitude: 31.9047, -96.3832
  • Mile marker: 216

Navarro County southbound

Location

  • IH 45 - Southbound, south of Corsicana.
  • Latitude/longitude: 31.913, -96.3976
  • Mile marker: 216

Features

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

Trivia

  • Newly reconstructed facility opened in November 2011; the new design features gabled roofs and deep porches reminiscent of farming and ranching buldings of the regional Blackland prairie, and with architectural details inspired by the site's honey locust and mesquite trees.
  • The county was named Navarro County in honor of José Antonio Navarro, a Texas patriot and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
  • Old Fort Parker State Historic Site is off State Highway 14 eleven miles south of Mexia in Limestone County. The 37.5-acre park features a replica of the Fort Parker stockade built by Elder John Parker and some of his relatives and friends in 1834. Facilities include picnic and camping areas, a dining hall, restrooms, and showers.
  • Located in the "Prairies & Lakes" region of Texas. Visit our Texas Highways Magazine to find out interesting places and events happening in this region.