Walker State Prison


Walker State Prison is a medium-security institution in Rock Spring, Georgia, that plays a significant role in the state’s corrections system. The prison is known for its specially designated Faith & Character Based program, which provides a pro-social and programmatic environment for offenders seeking change. This program reflects the institution’s commitment to rehabilitation and reintegration, emphasizing personal development and positive behavioral transformation.

One notable aspect of Walker State Prison is its vocational training center, which encompasses 66 beds and focuses on providing professional, medical, and counseling assistance. This vocational emphasis aligns with the broader goal of preparing inmates for successful reentry into society by equipping them with valuable skills and knowledge.   

Moreover, the prison has garnered attention for its collaboration with external organizations, particularly churches and individual volunteers, who lead various services and mentoring programs within the facility. This partnership underscores the community’s involvement in supporting inmate rehabilitation and fostering a sense of hope and purpose among the incarcerated population.

Regarding educational initiatives, Walker State Prison recently celebrated a significant milestone. Georgia State awarded diplomas to the facility’s first graduating class. This accomplishment reflects the dedication of both the inmates and the educational staff to pursuing academic excellence and personal growth.

The visitation schedule for Walker State Prison as of today includes the following details:

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • The cutoff time for Wednesday is at 5:00 PM to request visitation for the week. 
  • Visitors are allowed one visit per day.
  • Inmates are permitted five hours of visitation per month.

For further information about the Walker State Prison, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Georgia Department of Corrections or utilize online inmate search platforms specific to the state of Georgia.



97 Kevin Lane

Rock Spring, GA 30739


(706) 764-3600


(706) 764-3613





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