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: Donley County Eastbound

(New facility opened Spring 2003)
Gray County Westbound is the partner for Donley County Eastbound
2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms Drinking Water Family/Assisted Restroom Handicap Access Interpretive Displays Picnic Tables Storm Shelter

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View inside a restroom
View inside the lobby with interactive display kiosks
Aerial view of one of the pair of facilities
View of the facility at the passenger car entrance
spacer View of the new Donley County Safety Rest Area at dusk
View of the new Donley County Safety Rest Area at dusk


  • IH 40 - Eastbound, 1 hour drive east of Amarillo
  • Latitude = 35.1792 Longitude = -100.8353
  • Milepost: 129


  • 2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Interpretive Displays
  • Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
  • Picnic Tables
  • Diaper Changing stations
  • Playground
  • Drinking Water
  • Separate Truck and Passenger Parking
  • Family/Assisted Restroom
  • Storm Shelter
  • Handicap Access

  • Vending Machines



    • Newly constructed facility opened in Spring 2003
    • Facility design is a playful representation of the Art Deco architecture associated with Route 66 (former name of I-40)
    • Interpretive displays in lobby areas