I-17 - Sunset Point Rest Area - Arizona
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k
N 34° 11.116 W 112° 08.078
12S E 395444 N 3783280
Quick Description: Sunset Point Rest Area. A welcome respite from the long days travel.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2011 8:30:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMCGQV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 15

Long Description:
The Sunset Point Rest Area is a large rest area with different things to look at while you stretch your legs. There are:
  • Vendor Machines
  • Rest Rooms
  • Pet Exercise Area
  • Signs with Interesting Words
  • Poisonous Snakes and Insects
  • A Sundial memorial to Transporation Workers
  • Payphones
  • Handicap accessible trail
  • Picnic Benches
  • Overnight Parking (but not camping)
  • ... And more!
Highway Number: I-17

Common Name for the Highway: Black Canyon Highway

Highway Access Direction: Either Direction

Rest Area Name: Sunset Point Rest Area

This rest area contains many conveniences for the weary traveler. Picnic Tables - Large covered areas containing multiple picnic tables can be found. In the Arizona heat, shade is a must. Pet Exercise Area - Located at the far end of the rest area is the pet rest area. It was a gravel area that was quite large. Not many trees. Pay Telephones - Available for use.

There are vending machines, but no fast food restaurants.

Special Features:
This site contains several markers or vistas. There is a sundial that is "dedicated to the Arizona Department of Transportation who died while serving the citizens of the State of Arizona". The inspiring view is another view to behold. Check out the photo gallery.

WiFi: no

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