Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) Information

86032 County Highway 61, Willow River, MN, 55795

Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) is a medium security state prison located in city of Willow River, County, MN. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Minnesota state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) Prison Information

Jail Name :Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP)
Jail Type :State Prison
Location:86032 County Highway 61, Willow River, MN, 55795
Contact Numbers:218-372-3101
City:Willow River
Postal Code:55795
State :Minnesota
Jail Webpage:

Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP), you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Minnesota statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
86032 County Highway 61, Willow River, MN, 55795

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 218-372-3101.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 3 nearby jails/prisons

Virginia Jail & Holding Facility

300 South 5th Avenue, Virginia, MN, 55792 218-749-7100, 800-450-9777 ext 7100

Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP)

86032 County Highway 61, Willow River, MN, 55795 218-372-3101

Virginia Police Jail

327 1st Street South, Virginia, MN, 55792 218-748-7510

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