Texas Safety Rest Areas feature a number of benefits designed to better serve travelers in Texas.

Each of the state's 80 Safety Rest Areas feature restrooms that are open 24 hours daily. Most rest areas have attendants on duty 24 hours a day. The remaining facilities have attendants on duty from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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Safety Rest Areas: El Paso County Westbound

El Paso County Eastbound is the partner for El Paso County Westbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

View of El Paso rest area near Fabens
View of El Paso rest area near Fabens


  • IH 10 - Westbound, east of Fabens
  • Latitude = 31.5021 Longitude = -106.1138
  • Milepost: 51


  • Drinking Water
  • Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Handicap Access

  • Picnic Tables



    • The name El Paso appeared in print as early as 1610, in the narrative of Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá, poet-historian of the Oñate expedition of 1598
    • The nearby town of Fabens was named for George Fabens, an officer with the Southern Pacific Railroad