Walton Correctional Institution


Walton Correctional Institution is a state prison for men in DeFuniak Springs, Walton County, Florida. It is owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections. As a Level IV facility, it houses 1,200 male adult offenders of closed custody.

The institution was established to provide secure correctional services to individuals convicted of serious offenses. It has played a crucial role in maintaining public safety and facilitating the rehabilitation of inmates since its inception.

Walton Correctional Institution features modern infrastructure designed to ensure the safety and security of both staff and inmates. The facility has advanced technology and offers various programs to reduce recidivism and promote positive change among the incarcerated population.

In addition to its primary function as a correctional facility, Walton Correctional Institution strives to provide educational opportunities, vocational training, and substance abuse treatment. These services are essential in preparing individuals for successful reintegration into society upon release.

As of today, the visitation schedule for Walton Correctional Institution is as follows:

  • Visiting hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.
  • Registration for visiting starts at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.
  • It is recommended to schedule visits one day in advance to avoid any issues during your visit.

For further information about the Walton Correctional Institution, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Florida Department of Corrections or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Florida.



691 Institution Road

De Funiak Springs, Florida



(850) 951-1300


(850) 951-1440


(850) 951-1750


[email protected]



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