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: Callahan County Eastbound

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

View of Callahan County rest area
View of Callahan County rest area


  • IH 20 - Eastbound, east of Abilene
  • Latitude = 32.4285 Longitude = -99.5844
  • Milepost: 296


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • Callahan County was named after James Hughes Callahan (1812-1856), a soldier of the Texas Revolution and frontier military leader
    • Among the county's attractions are the Callahan County Pioneer Museum and a number of historic houses. Recreational activities include hunting and lake activities