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Rest areas along Hwy 60

Worthington

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Tourism information counter staffed by Explore Minnesota Tourism in agreement with Worthington Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (May through October only)
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Play area
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelter and tables
Interpretive information
Artwork - sculpture titled "Habitat" by Janet Lofquiet
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Facility

Highway: Hwy 60
Milepost: 5
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 2.0 mi S of Worthington
County: Nobles
Township/Range/Section: 101N 40W 9
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 7B
Custodian Phone: 507-376-3488
Travel Information Staff Phone: 507-376-3352

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Watonwan Riveraccessible restroom

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelter and tables
Interpretive information
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Facility

Highway: Hwy 60
Milepost: 74
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 5.0 mi E of St. James
County: Watonwan
Township/Range/Section: 105N 30W 34
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 7B
Custodian Phone: 507-375-3723 

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Rest areas along US 169

Minnesota Valley

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Play area
Pet exercise area
Picnic tables
Interpretive information
Near Minnesota Valley State Recreational Area
Artwork - stained glass titled "Blue Valley" by Michaela Mahady
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Facility

Highway: US 169
Milepost: 80
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 1.0 mi N of Le Sueur
County: Le Sueur
Township/Range/Section: 112N 25W 19
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 7A
Custodian Phone: 507-665-8954

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Rum River

Amenities

Modern rest area with flush toilets
Pay phone
Vending machines
Drinking fountain
Play area
Pet exercise area
Picnic shelter and tables
Interpretive information
DNR water access
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Facility

Highway: US 169
Milepost: 203
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 11.0 mi N of Milaca
County: Mille Lacs
Township/Range/Section: 40N 27W 26
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 3B
Custodian Phone: 320-532-3262

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Pine Hickory

Amenities

Rest area with separate mens and womens vault toilets
Picnic table
Eligible for National Register of Historic Places - Roadside Theme
WPA era council ring
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Facility

Highway: US 169
Milepost: 246
Traffic Direction Served: Both
Location: 6.0 mi S of Aitkin, both sides US 169 on isthmus between Little Pine and Hick Lakes
County: Aitkin
Township/Range/Section: 406N 27W 27
Owner: MnDOT
Operated by: MnDOT Maintenance District 3A and DNR

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