Federal Prison Camp Yankton


Federal Prison Camp Yankton, located in Yankton, South Dakota, is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates. The facility, also known as FPC Yankton, has a rich history and is an essential correctional institution within the federal prison system.

Established in the early 1970s, FPC Yankton was built on the former campus of Yankton College. Over the years, it has provided secure custody and rehabilitation programs for individuals convicted of federal crimes. The prison camp operates under the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ direction and focuses on minimum-security inmates.

FPC Yankton is approximately 60 miles northwest of Sioux City, Iowa, and 85 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Its convenient location off US Highway makes it easily accessible for visitors and staff.

As a minimum-security facility, FPC Yankton offers various programs and resources to prepare inmates for successful reintegration into society. These programs focus on education, vocational training, substance abuse treatment, and mental health services. By providing these resources, the prison aims to reduce recidivism and improve the prospects of successful reentry upon release.

Visitation is essential in maintaining family ties and supporting the rehabilitation process. While specific visitation schedules may vary, loved ones can typically visit inmates at FPC Yankton during designated visiting hours. It is advisable to contact the facility directly for the most up-to-date visitation information.

The visitation schedule for Federal Prison Camp, Yankton, is as follows:

  • Friday: 4:30 pm – 9:15 pm
  • Saturday: 8:15 am – 3:00 pm
  • Sunday: 8:15 am – 3:00 pm

For further information about Federal Prison Camp Yankton, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of South Dakota.



1016 Douglas Avenue

Yankton, SD  57078






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