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Rest area 54
I-94 westbound,  Black River Falls

Rest area number 54 photo collage.

Rest area number 54.


  • Westbound I-94
  • Mile marker 121
  • Near Black River Falls in Jackson County.
  • GPS coordinates: N 44 14.634' W -90 43.932'


  • 136 car and 43 truck parking stalls
  • Men's and women's restroom
  • Family/assisted 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


  • Opened in 1998, consolidating two smaller westbound rest areas formerly located nearby.
  • Located on the site of the former Bell Mound scenic overlook.
  • "Modified Quad" style building with a bright, spacious lobby.
  • Double restrooms to minimize disruption during cleaning.
  • Bell Mound scenic overlook trail which includes a 550 foot long boardwalk.
  • "Law Enforcement Officers Tribute" monument located on site.
  • "Passenger Pigeon" Historical Marker located on site.
  • "Highground Veterans Memorial" Historical Marker located on site.
  • "Black River Valley" Historical Marker located on site.
  • "Black River Falls Forest Fire" commemorative marker 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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