Desert Oasis, WB I-40
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member cer
N 34° 48.109 W 116° 31.334
11S E 543702 N 3851169
Quick Description: Located 9 miles east of Newberry
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2006 4:36:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM1327
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 56

Long Description:

Or 4 miles west from Pisgah (Hector Road and I-40).

  • Separate lots for autos and trucks/trailers/RVs. Not by much, just a concrete divider.
  • No facilities for RVs (besides the parking)
  • Sheltered picnic tables
  • Pet area
  • The required rest rooms
  • Information kiosk with information on the local area, desert, and the wildlife
  • Desert area, beware of rattlesnakes! (There is signage warning of this danger)
  • A Blue Star Memorial Highway
  • The Caltran's site claims water but all fountains were taped up as my visit of 24-Dec-2006. There were also signs warning of non-potable water over the rest room sinks.

Statewide Caltran Rest Stop list. Caltran web page for this rest stop.

Highway Number: I-40

Highway Access Direction: West

Rest Area Name: Desert Oasis Safety Rest Area

WiFi: no

Common Name for the Highway: Not listed

Facilities: Not listed

Services: Not listed

Special Features: Not listed

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