If you've been on the road for a few hours and your usually energetic and bouncy dog has been sitting patiently in the car, it might be time to pull over and let your obedient pup stretch his or her legs. This rest stop at mile marker 59 on I-35 is a basic rest area. There are bathrooms that are handicap accessible, so you can relieve yourself after your long drive.
There is a pet area so your pooch can relieve themselves, too. Make sure you grab some plastic poop bags and trail behind your dog as they move so you can clean up after them. It is unknown if your dog must be on a leash or off leash or if the area is fenced in. It's best to keep your pup on a leash until you know for sure.
Make sure Fido is wearing his collar with ID tags, too, in the case he gets separated while at the I-35 Exit 59 Mile Marker South Rest Stop. You and your travel companions can stretch out your legs and enjoy a meal you packed at the picnic table. The rest stop doesn't have fast food, so it's best to bring your own.
You can treat your dog with some snacks after your pup runs around. Make sure you give your pup a little water in a bowl, so your pooch stays hydrated. However, if you didn't pack any food, you can explore three of the nearby restaurants or food stops that are reported to be not too far. There are also three gas stations nearby if you need to fill up your tank.
If you've been traveling for a few hours or even days, you can also use this stop to clean out your car. You can dump your trash in the garbage cans provided. There is also an RV dump at the I-35 Exit 59 Mile Marker South Rest Stop. And if you need to jump back to a time before cell phones, it is reported that there is a pay phone at this rest stop.