Upstate Correctional Facility

Important Information:

  • The bus arrives back at the facility for pick up at 3:00 PM; please keep this in mind during your visit so that you allow enough time for yourself to prepare for pickup
  • The hospitality house opens at 6:00 AM for registration and is equipped with bathrooms and lockers (two case quarters required) for your convenience.  No personal possessions are allowed past this point with the exception of your locker key and any money you wish to bring with you.

  • All visitors 17 years of age and under must present birth certificate and visitors 18 and over must have a valid identification card or visiting will not be permitted.
  • Visitors are required to pass through metal detectors. Women are advised to avoid wearing underwire bras or hair pins.

Upstate Correctional Facility is a maximum security state prison located in Franklin County, New York. The prison is in the town of Malone near Franklin Correctional Facility and Bare Hill Correctional Facility, both medium security prisons. Upstate C.F. was established in 1998 to house special prisoners with a history of assaultive behavior.

Programs available to the prisoners are based on the acceptance of the established rules and other behavior indicating a degree of social conformity. Approximately 350 corrections officers, aided by 800 remote cameras, supervise about 1500 prisoners.

For more information on Upstate Correctional Facility please visit the following the links. This page is for general informational purposes only, for official policies and procedures please contact the Department of Correctional Services or visit

Upstate Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 2000
309 Bare Hill Road
Malone, New York 12953
(518) 483-6997