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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Rush City

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Jesse Pugh, Warden

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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Rush City
7600 525th St.
Rush City, MN 55069
320-358-0400
MCF-Rush-City.doc@state.mn.us

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Support Group Pilot

The Office of the Ombuds for Corrections (OBFC) and the Department of Corrections (DOC) are collaborating in creating a pilot Family and Friends of Incarcerated Group in order to strengthen the ability of loved ones (family members, partners, familial supports) of incarcerated individuals to provide positive support for their incarcerated loved ones. This virtual group will meet online, on the second Wednesday of every other month.

  • The next meeting will be on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Meetings will continue on the second Wednesday of every other month
  • Please register ahead of time by Clicking Here


Update (8/11/2022): Visiting at MCF-Rush City for residents of CX 3N and CX 1E will be closed until further notice. In-person scheduled visits for remaining units will be as normal.

MCF-Rush City houses up to 1,000 adult males in a high-security setting. MCF-Rush City opened in 2000 and is the DOC's newest facility.

Visiting - Rush City

The “No Wait Inside” application is utilized to schedule visits. Visits will be limited to one hour. Only one visit per weekend per visitor. A two hour extended visit may be approved by visiting staff for visitors traveling more than 100 miles. Photos may be allowed during the visit.  Visitors will be required to wear surgical mask provided by the facility during their visit. Staff and incarcerated persons are required to wear surgical masks as well. Visitors will need to complete a temperature check and health screening questionnaire at the time of registration. A hug and handshake is allowed at the beginning and end of the visit.  

All visits must be scheduled in advance by calling 320-358-0481 or by using the Online Scheduling Option: https://login.nowaitinside.com/#/booking/4IMsuF4UfqyNLPo35mRK0yLP 

Four visitors are allowed per person and must be on the approved visitor list.

Hours of Visiting: 

General population

Saturday and Sunday

11:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Visits are 1 hour.  Registration/front desk closes at 7 p.m.

Holidays (see below)

No visiting

Restrictive housing population

Those in restrictive housing may visit on Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. via teleconference television.

To make an appointment, call 320-358-0481 - 24 hours in advance on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Visiting Staff Contact:
 320-358-0481 - Please call during visiting hours.

 Please call during visiting hours.

All visiting applications must be sent to MCF-Rush City Attn: Visiting Unit, 7600 525th Street, Rush City, MN 55069.

Directions: Interstate 35 to the Rush City exit. Go east into town. Cross the railroad tracks and come to a four way stop. Turn left onto Highway 361. About 1 mile ahead, exit right at sign to MCF-Rush City and follow road to facility.

Visiting Regulations: Please read Visiting Information prior to visits.

There is no visiting on the following State recognized holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving and the following Friday
  • Christmas Day

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