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Iowa rest areas remain open at this time. To reduce the chance of contamination, staff have increased cleaning and sanitization procedures in all our facilities, with extra attention to high-touch areas. However, welcome centers may be closed. Please visit Travel Iowa’s web page for more information.

Iowa interstate rest areas

Rest area administrator

Steven McMenamin

General Information


*Note: It is helpful to know the route traveled and the name of the rest areas you visited.

Key to abbreviations

NB - Northbound
SB - Southbound
EB - Eastbound
WB - Westbound

Rest Area Locations in Iowa

For information on oversize load parking, please click on each rest area for more details. For details on our 511 travel information that includes live parking space counts for some of the rest areas, please visit

Park Only  Parking Only
Rest Areas  Rest areas
REst areas & Welcome Centers  Rest areas &
Welcome Centers
Weigh Scales  Weigh Scales