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: Pecos East County Westbound

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

View of East Pecos County facility, Westbound
View of East Pecos County facility, Westbound


  • IH 10 - Westbound, 23 miles west of Sheffield
  • Latitude = 30.8536 Longitude = -102.0669
  • Milepost: 308


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • The name Pecos first appears in Juan de Oñate's reports concerning the Indian pueblo of Cicuye, now known as the Pecos Pueblo, and is of unknown origin
    • Fort Stockton, a town 50 miles west of the facility, was where a pre- and post-civil war cavalry fort located. Ninth United States Cavalry, a regiment of black troops (also known as "Buffalo'soldiers") were among troops stationed here