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Welcome Center & Rest Areas

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CLOSURES:

RA WC Map 2018 Final

The Department of Transportation maintains 18 rest areas and 14 welcome centers across the state. These facilities provide a comfort stop for the weary motorist, as well as tourist information.

Access

  • Facilities are open and staffed 24/7, except for Welcome Center #23 on I-40 East at Riverside Drive in Shelby County, which closes each evening.
  • Public restrooms and vending machines are available at all times.
  • No dump stations are located at any Welcome Center or Rest Area location.
  • No overnight parking is allowed. There is a two-hour parking limit.
  • No grilling or open flames allowed at any location.
  • No solicitation and no unloading of livestock.

Locations

 

Route   

Dir

County

Type

Mile

Location

Telephone

1

I-24

EB

Grundy

Rest Area

133.6

0.6 miles west of US-64

(931) 924.2199

2

I-24

WB

Grundy

Rest Area

133.6

0.6 miles west of US-64

(931) 924.2198

3

I-24

EB

Marion

Rest Area

160.0

1.3 miles east of SR-28

(423) 942.6995

4

I-40

EB

Madison

Rest Area

73.0

5.0 miles west of SR-138

(731) 422.4164

5

I-40

WB

Madison

Rest Area

73.0

5.0 miles west of SR-138

(731) 422.5691

6

I-40

WB

Benton

Rest Area

131.5

5.0 miles east of SR-69

(731) 584.4201

7

I-40

EB

Benton

Rest Area

130.5

5.0 miles east of SR 69

(731) 584.4422

8

I-40

EB

Dickson

Rest Area

170.0

2.5 miles west of SR-46

(615) 446.0686

9

I-40

WB

Dickson

Rest Area

170.0

2.5 miles west of SR-46

(615) 446.0749

10

I-40

EB

Cumberland

Rest Area

324.4

8.0 miles east of US-127

(931) 484.0241

11

I-40

WB

Cumberland

Rest Area

326.6

10.0 miles east of US-127

(931) 484.2914

12

I-40

EB

Jefferson

Rest Area

420.0

1.0 miles east of SR-92

(865) 397.1106

13

I-40

WB

Jefferson

Rest Area

425.0

1.4 miles east of SR-113

(865) 397.1018

14

I-75

NB

McMinn

Rest Area

45.2

3.8 miles south of SR-30

(423) 745.7858

15

I-75

SB

McMinn

Rest Area

45.2

3.8 miles south of SR-30

(423) 745.9265

16

I-81

SB

Jefferson

Rest Area

2.0

2.2 miles northeast of Jct. I-40

(865) 674.6576

17

I-81

NB

Greene

Rest Area

38.0

8.4 miles east of SR-70

(423) 234.0149

18

I-81

SB

Greene

Rest Area

41.0

10.6 miles east of SR-70

(423) 234.0139

19

US-51

NB/SB

Lauderdale

Rest Area

 

5.3 miles north of Covington

(731) 738.2490

20

I-24

EB

Montgomery

Welcome Center

0.40

0.5 miles south of KY state line

(931) 648.5509

21

I-24

WB

Marion

Welcome Center

160.0

1.3 miles east of SR-28

(423) 942.0933

22

I-24

EB

Hamilton

Welcome Center

171.8

0.8 miles north of GA state line

(423) 821.2628

23

I-40

EB

Shelby

Welcome Center

0.30

Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN

(901) 543.6757

24

I-40

EB/WB

Smith

Welcome Center

267.0

5.5 miles west of SR-56

(615) 683.6410

25

I-40

WB

Cocke

Welcome Center

446.0

1.0 miles west of Hartford Rd.

(423) 487.3258

26

I-55

NB

Shelby

Welcome Center

3.10

3.1 miles north of MS state line

(901) 543.7628

27

I-65

NB

Giles

Welcome Center

3.0

2.9 miles north of AL state line

(931) 468.2654

28

I-65

SB

Robertson

Welcome Center

121.0

KY state line

(615) 325.4721

29

I-75

NB

Hamilton

Welcome Center

0.7

0.7 miles north of GA state line

423) 894.6399

30

I-75

SB

Campbell

Welcome Center

161.0

0.2 miles south of KY state line

(423) 784.5820

31

I-81

SB

Sullivan

Welcome Center

75.3

VA state line

(423) 764.5821

32

I-155

EB

Dyer

Welcome Center

8.7

8.7 miles east of Mississippi River

(731) 286.8323

33

I-26

EB/WB

Unicoi

Welcome Center

NA

Exit 46 - 9 miles west of North Carolina state line

(423) 743-4146

34

I-26

EB/WB

Sullivan

Welcome Center

5.0

 

(423) 246-0214

Contact Information

To request placement of brochures in a Tennessee Welcome Center or Rest Area:
Tami Giles
Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
Phone: 615.741.9012
Fax: 615.532.0479

For more information on any Welcome Center or Rest Area:
Rest Areas: Tennessee Department of Transportation – 615.741.2027
Welcome Centers: Tennessee Department of Tourist Development – 615.741.9035

To print a list of locations, click here.