Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Rest area 103
US 51 southbound, Hurley, Iron County

Rest area number 103 features.

Rest area number 103.


  • West side of US 51, south of US 2/51 interchange, and accessible from both directions.
  • GPS coordinates: N 46 27.753' W -90 11.704'


  • 25 car/8 truck parking stalls
  • Men's/women's restroom
  • Diaper changing facilities
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Picnic area and tables
  • Drinking water
  • Weather information
  • Pet exercise area
  • Recycling areas
  • Vending machines


  • Rest area opened in 1992.
  • Specially designed building with cut stone exterior.
  • Historical Artifacts Plaza with giant sundial located on site.
  • "Iron Mining in Wisconsin" Historical Marker located on site.
  • Mining exhibit and murals inside building.
  • National Weather Service reporting station.
  • DMV service center located on site

SSI - Contacts Questions about the content of this page:
Robert Spoerl, robert.spoerl@dot.wi.gov
Last updated: December 13, 2013

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