Interstate 81 Rest Areas

Interstate 81 is an 855-mile route running north to south between the Canadian border on Wellesley Island, New York, and Dandridge, Tennessee.

Northbound travelers read up the page; southbound travelers read down the page.

New York

Exit 50 – Alexandria Bay

  • Welcome Center

Mile Marker 174 – La Fargeville

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 168 – La Fargeville

  • Turnout (southbound)

Mile Marker 161 – Watertown

  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 156 – Watertown

  • Turnout (southbound)
  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 149 – Watertown

  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 147 – Watertown

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 134 – Mannsville

  • Turnout (southbound)
  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 60 – Preble

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 45 – Marathon

  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 33 – Whitney Point

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 2 – Kirkwood

  • Welcome Center (northbound)

Pennsylvania

Mile Marker 232 – Great Bend

  • Welcome Center (southbound)

Mile Marker 209 – Lenoxville

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 203 – Fleetville

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 157 – Nuangola

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 156 – Nuangola

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 132 – Mahanoy City

  • Turnout (southbound)
  • Turnout (northbound)

Mile Marker 79 – Grantville

  • Rest Area (southbound)
  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 38 – Carlisle

  • Rest Area (southbound)
  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 2 – Greencastle

  • Welcome Center (northbound)

Maryland

There are no rest areas along Interstate 81 in Maryland.

West Virginia

Mile Marker 25 – Falling Waters

  • Welcome Center (southbound)

Mile Marker 2 – Inwood

  • Welcome Center (northbound)

Virginia

Mile Marker 320 – Winchester

  • Welcome Center (southbound)

Mile Marker 262 – New Market

  • Rest Area (southbound)
  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 232 – Mount Sydney

  • Rest Area (southbound)
  • Rest Area (northbound)

Note: Interstate 81 below runs concurrent with Interstate 64

Mile Marker 199 – Fairfield

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Note: Interstate 81 above runs concurrent with Interstate 64

Mile Marker 158 – Troutville

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 129 – Elliston

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 108 – Radford

  • Rest Area (southbound)
  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 61 – Rural Retreat

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 53 – Atkins

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 13 – Abingdon

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 1 – Bristol

  • Welcome Center (northbound)

Tennessee

Mile Marker 75 – Bristol

  • Welcome Center (southbound)

Mile Marker 41 – Baileyton

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Mile Marker 38 – Baileyton

  • Rest Area (northbound)

Mile Marker 2 – White Pine

  • Rest Area (southbound)

Find out what services are available at each exit with the Next EXIT guide.

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2 thoughts on “Interstate 81 Rest Areas

  1. Does Mile Marker 79 – Grantville have picnic tables and restrooms? If not can you tell me where I can stop with a bus on I-78 southbound with picnic tables and restrooms please?

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