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: This web site is not affiliated with any official Department of Transportation office. The webmaster is unable to assist persons who may have lost items at a rest area. All inquiries regarding lost items should be directed to the appropriate Department of Transportation.