Welcome to the Skippers Safety Rest Area /Welcome Center

Skippers Safety Rest Area /Welcome Center

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Interstate 95 North at mile marker 1

Welcome Center

This is a car-only safety rest area/welcome center (no trucks). The next rest area is 37 miles north and is open to both cars and trucks. The Welcome Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. 

Lodging reservations can be made between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.


  • Handicapped accessible
  • Picnic area with grills
  • Telephones, including phones for the hearing impaired
  • Vending machines
  • Child's play area
  • Pet rest areas

See attendant on-site if a family rest room is needed.

Direction - North
Mile marker - 1
County - Greensville
Town - Skippers
VDOT district - Hampton Roads
Residency - Franklin
State police spaces - 1
Car spaces - 43
Truck spaces - 0
Camper spaces - 14
Handicapped spaces - 6


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Questions? Call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623).

Page last modified: Aug. 14, 2013