I-90 eastbound - La Crosse - Rest area 31

La Crosse rest area
La Crosse Rest Area
Wisconsin welcome sign


Location

  • Near La Crosse, La Crosse County
  • Mile marker 1 eastbound
  • GPS coordinates: N 43° 51.569' W 91° 16.689'

Amenities

  • 47 car and 16 truck parking stalls
  • Bus and RV parking areas
  • Men's and women's restrooms
  • Family assisted restroom
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Diaper changing facilities
  • Travel information
  • Drinking water
  • Vending machines
  • Picnic tables and shelters
  • Seasonal walking path
  • Children's play area
  • Pet exercise area
  • Recycling areas

Features

  • Located on French Island, originally opened in 1977.
  • Reconstructed in 2016.
  • Wisconsin’s only rest area located on an island.
  • 'Welcome to Wisconsin' photo opportunity.
  • Short scenic trail along Mississippi River slough.
  • "The Upper Mississippi" Historical Marker located on site.
  • "Maj. Gen. C. C. Washburn" Historical Marker located on site.
  • La Crosse Area Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center located on site.