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: Van Zandt County Westbound

(Reconstructed facility opened 1998)
Van Zandt County Eastbound is the partner for Van Zandt County Westbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

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The Westbound facility features a nature trail
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View of Van Zandt County Safety Rest Area


  • IH 20 - Westbound, west of Van
  • Latitude = 32.5133 Longitude = -95.6796
  • Milepost: 538


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

  • Picnic Tables



    • Reconstructed facility completed in 1998 with expanded restroom facility and more parking
    • The county was named for Republic of Texas leader Isaac Van Zandt
    • Local attractions include the famous First Monday Trade Days, a gigantic flea market at Canton