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Nebraska Rest Area Locations

Nebraska 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 Nebraska Department of Transportation. Some may be closed due to maintenance issues, its always best to have an alternate rest stop just in case.

Nebraska State Rest Area Map



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Nebraska State Rest Area List

Interstate I-80 Nebraska Rest Areas

Rest Areas are listed from East to West

I-80 - MM 431.60 - Melia Hill Rest Area (WB) (Located 2 miles west of the Highway 31 Interchange)

Contains 11.4 acres with pull-thru parking for 24 trucks, 42 cars, and 5 spaces for RVs and cars with trailers. The area has 9 picnic shelters, children’s play area, family/alternate restroom, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 425.08 - Platte River Rest Area (EB) (Located about 4.2 miles east of the Greenwood)

Interchange. Contains 36.8 acres with pull-thru parking for 10 trucks and 44 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 6 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 381.29 - Blue River Rest Area (EB) (Located 1 mile west of the Milford Interchange)

Contains 17.3 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 8 picnic shelters, children’s play area, and a family/alternate restroom.

I-80 - MM 375.50 - Goehner (WB) Truck Parking (Located 2 miles east of the Goehner Interchange)

No public services. TRUCK PARKING ONLY.

I-80 - MM 355.23 - York Rest Area Westbound (Located 3 miles east of the York Interchange)

Contains 6.72 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 2 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 350.80 - York Rest Area (EB) (Located 3 miles west of the York Interchange)

Contains 6.0 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 316.52 - Grand Island Rest Area (WB) (Located 3 miles west of the Phillips Interchange)

Contains 5.2 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 7 picnic shelters, 2 picnic tables, family/alternate restroom, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 314.93 - Grand Island Rest Area (EB) (Located 4 miles west of the Phillips Interchange)

Contains 23.5 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 7 picnic shelters, 2 picnic tables, children’s play area, family/alternate restroom, and a summer tourist information station. This area also includes a small lake for public fishing.

I-80 - MM 270.94 - Kearney Rest Area (WB) (Located 2 miles west of Kearney)

Contains 22.3 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, children’s play area, family/alternate restroom, and a summer tourist information station. This area also includes a small lake for public fishing.

I-80 - MM 269.04 - Kearney Rest Area (EB) (Located 3 miles west of Kearney)

Contains 7.4 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 5 picnic shelters, 2 picnic tables, children’s play area, family/alternate restroom, and a summer tourist information station. This area also includes a small lake for public fishing.

I-80 - MM 227.46 - Cozad Rest Area (WB) (Located 5 miles east of Cozad)

Contains 5.6 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, children’s play area, tourist information/weather monitor (24-7), family/ alternate restroom available when attendant on duty, and summer tourist information guides.

I-80 - MM 226.73 - Cozad Rest Area (EB) (Located 5 miles east of Cozad)

Contains 7.9 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, children’s play area, tourist information/weather monitor (24-7), family/ alternate restroom available when attendant on duty, and summer tourist information guides.

I-80 - MM Brady Rest Area (EB) (Located 4 miles west of the Brady Interchange)

Contains 10.9 acres with pull-thru parking for 18 trucks and 44 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 193.75 - Brady Rest Area (WB) (Located 4 miles west of the Brady Interchange)

Contains 55.9 acres with pull-thru parking for 22 trucks and 44 cars. The area has 10 picnic shelters, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station. This area also includes a small lake for public fishing.

I-80 - MM 159.94 - Sutherland Rest Area (WB)(Located 3 miles east of Sutherland)

Contains 11.4 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 2 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 159.60 - Sutherland Rest Area (EB) (Located 2 miles east of Sutherland)

Contains 16.2 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 10 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station. This is the historical site of the original Oregon Trail. The trail is still visible and preserved at this site.

I-80 - MM 132.55 - Ogallala Rest Area (WB) (Located 4 miles east of Ogallala)

Contains 13.2 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 8 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 124.66 - Ogallala Rest Area (EB) (Located 3 miles west of Ogallala)

Contains 14.6 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 35 cars. The area has 10 picnic tables, children’s play area, and a summer tourist information station.

I-80 - MM 61.37 - Sidney Rest Area (WB) (Located 2 miles east of the East Sidney Interchange)

Contains 20.6 acres with parking for 7 trucks and 26 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, and a children’s play area.

I-80 - MM 51.40 - Sidney Rest Area (EB) (Located 4 miles west of the West Sidney Interchange)

Contains 77.8 acres with parking for 8 trucks and 27 cars. The area has 6 picnic shelters, 4 picnic tables, and a children’s play area.

Interchange 101 (EB & WB) Truck Parking (Located at the US-138 Interchange with I-80 in Deuel County)

Contains 8 acres of surfaced parking area with parking available for 60 trucks. Access to the site is from US-138. No amenities are available. Primary System Rest Area

McCook Rest Area (open April 1 to October 1) (Located 21/2 miles east on Highway 6 and 34)

Contains 21.9 acres with parking for 2 trucks and 21 cars, and rest rooms with running water. The area has 4 picnic shelters, but does not have vending or road and weather information.


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