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Rest area 34 - US 53 northbound, Chetek

Photograph of rest area number 34


  • on northbound US 53, Mile marker 125, 1.6 miles south of Chetek exit in Barron County
  • GPS Coordinates: N 45 16.694'  W -91 37.884'


  • 34 car and 12 truck parking stalls
  • men's and women's restroom
  • diaper changing facilities
  • handicapped accessible
  • telephones plus TTY
  • picnic area and tables
  • drinking water
  • vending machines
  • Travel/weather info.
  • pet exercise area
  • recycling areas


  • rest area opened in 1973
  • "Bunker" style building. The enclosed lobby was added in 1987.
  • dividable restrooms to minimize disruption during cleaning
  • "Pine Was King" Historical Marker located on site

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Last updated: October 29, 2010

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