Louisiana Rest Areas

If you’re planning a road trip of any distance, take a look at using Louisiana’s Rest Areas on your route to stop at. It’s a great way not to over stress yourself. Louisiana Rest Areas are designed to provide highway travelers a safe and convenient facility to rest before continuing with their journey.

Louisiana Rest Area Locations

Louisiana rest areas are typically roadside facilities that provide, parking at a minimum. Although some may have picnic areas and so much more. They are mainly maintained by the Louisiana Department of Transportation. Some may be closed due to maintenance issues, its always best to have an alternate rest stop just in case.

Louisiana State Rest Area Map

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Louisiana State Rest Areas

Interstate I-10 LA Rest Areas

I-10 – Toomey (Vinton) Rest Area & Visitor’s Center (at Mile Marker 1 near the Texas Line in Calcasieu Parish) serves eastbound traffic. This Rest Area has 61 auto and 6 truck parking spots, 12-hour security, vending and free wireless internet. CLOSING JULY 6, 2015 FOR RENOVATION

I-10 – Butte La Rose Rest Area and Tourist Information Center (Atchafalaya Welcome Center) (at Mile Marker 122 in St. Martin Parish) serves traffic in both directions. This Rest Area has 50 auto and 47 truck parking spots, 12-hour security, vending and wireless internet (at the Welcome Center). Under Renovation and Remaining Open

I-10 – Slidell I-10 Rest Area & Visitor’s Center (at Mile Marker 270 in St. Tammany Parish) serves westbound traffic. This Rest Area has 94 auto and 34 truck parking space, 24-hour security, vending, video surveillance, free wireless internet and an RV dump station.

Interstate I-20 LA Rest Areas

I-20 – Greenwood Rest Area & Visitor’s Center (at Mile Marker 3 in Caddo Parish) serves east-bound traffic. This Rest Area has 59 auto and 23 truck parking spaces, 12-hour security, vending, video surveillance, wireless internet, RV dump station and pay phones.

I-20 – Tremont Rest Area I-20 E/B (at Mile Post 95) in Lincoln Parish serves east-bound traffic. This Rest Area has 33 auto and 21 truck parking spaces, 12-hour security, and vending.

I-20 – Tremont Rest Area I-20 W/B (at Mile Post 97) in Lincoln Parish serves west-bound traffic in both directions. Site has 33 auto and 21 truck parking spaces, 12-hour security, and vending.

I-20 – Mound Rest Area & Visitor’s Center I-20 W/B (at Mile Marker 184 in Madison Parish) serves traffic in the west-bound direction. Site has 114 auto and 12 truck parking spaces, 12-hour security, free wireless internet, RV dump station and vending.

Interstate I-49 LA Rest Areas

I-49 – Grand Prairie Rest Area (at Mile Marker 34 in St Landry Parish) serves traffic in both directions. This Rest Area has 60 auto and 30 truck parking spaces, 12-hour nighttime security and vending.

Interstate I-55 LA Rest Areas

I-55 – Kentwood Rest Area & Visitor’s Center (at Mile Marker 65 in Tangipahoa Parish) serves traffic in the southbound direction. This Rest Area has 56 auto and 30 truck parking spaces, 24-hour security, vending, free wireless internet and an RV dump station.

Interstate I-59 LA Rest Areas

Interstate I-59 LA Rest Areas

I-59 – Slidell I-59 (Pearl River) Rest Area & Visitor’s Center (at Mile Marker 1 in St. Tammany Parish) serves traffic in the southbound direction. Site has 27 auto and 6 truck parking spaces, 24-hour security, vending, free wireless internet and an RV dump station (RV dump station closed indefinitely)