Idaho Safety Rest Areas offers the traveler a break from driving to stop and stretch, walk the dog, and let the kids run off pent up energy.  After a refreshing break from your driving route, you will be more alert and able to resume your travels.

Facilities vary from site to site but all Idaho rest areas offer tables (with or without) shelters, trash receptacles, drinking fountains, telephones, trees and shade, and travel information boards, in addition to restrooms.  Some of the larger facilities offer walking and paved biking trails, larger parking areas for recreation vehicles and semi-trucks, and Visitor Information Centers.  All safety rest areas are fully

The site consists of:

  1. Rest Area Guidelines: Contains rest area guidelines and safety tips.
  1. Rest Area Map : Here you will find information on Idaho Rest Areas. 
  1. Rest Areas Activities Program: Contains a program overview and the various forms one needs to fill out in order to participate in the program.

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For additional information contact Cathy Ford, Roadside Programs Coordinator, at (208) 334-8416.