TxDOT Opens New Rest Area on I-35
Image Credit: TxDOT

If you’re in Texas, make sure to visit the Red River Rest Area.  It’s clean and offers many driver amenities.

The rest are is located on I-35 southbound, at mile marker 502 in Gainesville, Texas.

The rest area is open 24 hours a day.  Most Texas rest areas have an attendant on duty 24 hours a day, however, some are only manned from 6:00 am to 6 pm daily.  Follow this link for a detailed list of locations and features.

The newest rest are features: 

‘Welcome to Texas’ Photo Area
Motor Carrier Permits / Txtag
2 sets of Men’s and Women’s Restrooms
Picnic Tables
Air-conditioned lobby and restrooms
Professional Travel Counselor
Diaper Changing stations
Security Surveillance
Drinking Water
Separate Truck and Passenger Parking
Family/Assisted Restroom
Vending Machines
Group Picnic Facility
Video Theatre
Handicap Access
Weather Information
Interpretive Displays

Wireless Internet Access