Buena Vista Correctional Facility

The Buena Vista Correctional Facility is a state prison for men located in Buena Vista, Chaffee County, Colorado, owned and operated by the Colorado Department of Corrections. The facility opened as an adult prison in 1978, and houses 871 inmates at medium and close security levels, along with the 288-inmate Buena Vista Minimum Center, and another 100 minimum security inmates within the Colorado Correctional Alternative Program ("Boot Camp"). The Boot Camp is closed today.[1] The site was first founded in 1892 as the Colorado State Reformatory for juvenile offenders, making it the second oldest prison in the state, after the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility.

Buena Vista Correctional Facility Contact Details

Address: 5125 Highway 24 & 285, Chaffee, CO
City: Buena Vista
Zip: 81211
Phone 1: 719-395-2404
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Friday 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM