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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 Southbound

(New facility opened November 2003)
Donley County Northbound is the partner for Donley County Southbound
2 sets of Men's and Women's Restrooms Drinking Water Family/Assisted Restroom Handicap Access Interpretive display Picnic Tables Storm Shelter

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View towards rain water collection tank
Aerial view
View inside the lobby with information displays
View inside the lobby with interpretive display kiosks
spacer The new Donley County Safety Rest Areas on US-287
The new Donley County Safety Rest Areas on US-287


  • US 287 - Southbound, 4 miles east of Hedley
  • Latitude = 34.8324 Longitude = -100.6197


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

  • Storm Shelter



    • New facility opened in November 2003
    • The railroad design theme reflects nearby Hedley's historic role as a "railroad hamlet" where cattle were loaded onto rail cars for transportation to distant markets
    • Interpretive display kiosks in lobby area with public wireless internet access "Hot Spot"
    • Water from roofs and run-offs is collected and recycled for irrigation



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