Welcome to the Interstate Rest Areas website. Select the following link to view a map of rest areas nationwide.
Question: Is overnight parking allowed in rest areas?
Answer: Overnight parking rules vary by state. Most limit the time one may park in a rest area. Other states allow overnight parking but prohibit camping. Select this link for a complete list of overnight parking rules by state.
Question: Do rest areas have RV dump stations?
Answer: Yes, in some places. Not all rest areas have dump stations. Dump station information is not posted on this site.
Question: Can I shower in a rest area?
Answer: No. Rest areas provide drivers with a place to take a break from driving, rest a bit, and use bathroom facilities. Showers are typically available in truck stops and travel centers like Flying J or TA Travel Centers.
Question: I’ve lost something at a rest area. Can you help?
Answer: No, we are unable to help you with items left behind at a rest area. This web site is not affiliated with any official Department of Transportation office. All inquiries regarding lost items should be directed to the appropriate State Department of Transportation office.