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: Wichita County Southbound

(Closed for reconstruction)
Wichita County Northbound is the partner for Wichita County Southbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

View of Wichita County rest area
View of Wichita County rest area


  • US 287 - Southbound, west of Iowa Park
  • Latitude = 33.9657 Longitude = -98.7201


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • Currently closed for reconstruction
    • The county was named for the Wichita Indians
    • Recreational opportunities include Lake Arrowhead State Recreation Area and other area lakes; and the city of Wichita Falls hosts a major bicycle race and a variety of local events