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Rest area 31
I-90 eastbound, La Crosse

NOTE - La Crosse Rest area #31 CLOSED Mar. 30 to Oct. 2016 due to I-90 roadwork.

Photo collage of items seen at Rest area number 31, I-90 (eastbound) - LaCrosse.

Rest area number 31, I-90 (eastbound) - LaCrosse


  • I-90 eastbound
  • Mile marker 1
  • By La Crosse in La Crosse County
  • GPS coordinates: N 43° 51.569' W -91° 16.689'


  • 37 car and 19 truck parking stalls
  • Men's and women's restroom
  • Diaper changing facilities
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Telephones plus TTY
  • Picnic area and tables
  • Recycling areas
  • Drinking water
  • Vending machines
  • Weather information
  • Pet exercise area


  • Wisconsin’s only rest area located on an island.
  • Rest area opened in 1977.
  • "Spired-hip" style building but without spired roof.
  • 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 Visitor Information Center located on site located on site.

SSI - Contacts Questions about the content of this page:
Robert Spoerl, robert.spoerl@dot.wi.gov
Last updated: Apr. 21, 2015

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