Rest area open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Carousel open 10 AM - 8 PM Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays in summer; Winter hours: Open 12 to 8 pm Saturdays. Other hours by appointment.
The Carousel Rest Area Shelby is not your average rest stop. Featuring a restored 1936 merry-go-round with 900 lights and hand-painted animals, the carousel is a labor of love completed by the Shelby community in 2018.