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: Knox County Westbound

(Closed for reconstruction)
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

View of Knox County rest area
View of Knox County rest area


  • US 82 - Westbound, east of Benjamin
  • Latitude = 33.5898 Longitude = -99.717


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • Currently closed for reconstruction
    • The county was named for Henry Knox, the secretary of war in George Washington's first cabinet
    • Several small reservoirs near Benjamin provide recreational opportunities