Willow River/Moose Lake Correctional Facility

Moose Lake Correctional Facility Minnesota

Willow River/Moose Lake Correctional Facility

Physical Address:
Moose Lake Correctional Facility
1000 Lake Shore Drive
Moose Lake, Minnesota  55767

Administrator:  Bruce Reiser

Becky Dooley

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
Moose Lake Correctional Facility
1000 Lake Shore Drive
Moose Lake, Minnesota  55767

Moose Lake Correctional Facility Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive letters, Cards that do not contain any electronics or recording devices,  and photos (no polaroids are allowed).  Include the inmates name and ID number as the mailing address above shows.  Be sure you do not mark the envelope or letter in any way, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned.  DO NOT SEND STAMPS.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from Amazon.com: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to an inmate in Minnesota

Family and friends of an inmate may send money to an inmate in the form of a United States Postal Money order. The Money order Must be made payable to the offender with OID number and must include your first and last name and complete address, including city, state, and zip code.

Completed Money Order must be mailed to the following address:

    Offender name, OID number,
    MCF- (facility name where offender is housed)
    PO Box 1000
    Moose Lake, MN  55767

All information contained on the money order must be legible. Money orders showing signs of alteration will not be accepted.  Letters and other mailings sent to this address will be returned or discarded. 

Offenders are not allowed to receive money from another incarcerated offender's family, visitor, or anyone living at another offender's correspondent address.  Offenders from the same family may receive money from their immediate family members.

Send money to an inmate online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect.

You will need to use the quick collect and the following information to send money to an inmate through Western Union:

Pay to:  Minnesota Dept. Corrections
Code City: MNDOC
State: MN
Senders account number:  Offender OID# and last name
Attention Field: Offender's last and first name

Visiting an Inmate at Moose Lake Correctional Facility

The Minnesota department of correction encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.

To fill out a visiting application click here.  For a visitation application in Spanish click here.

Visiting Hours are as follows:

General population

Thursday - Friday 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  (At 3:45 p.m. processing of visitors will stop until the count is clear.  Registration desk will close at 8:00 p.m.)
Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am. - 3:45 p.m.  (At 11:45 a.m. processing of visitors will stop until count is clear . Registration will close at 3:15 pm)
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday No Visiting
Holidays (see below) No Visiting

Segregation population

Segregation offenders may visit on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. via teleconference television, by appointment only.

To make an appointment you must call 218-485-5170 - at least 24 hours in advance Wednesdays through Fridays from 2:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

For more information on visitation or answers to any questions you may have read the Inmate Visitation section on the Minnesota Department of corrections website here or contact the visiting staff at 218-485-5170.

How to do an inmate search in Minnesota

Need to know how to find an inmate identification number for an offender in Minnesota? Click here to locate an inmate and access information relating to their conviction and release date.