Rapid City Minimum Unit

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Updated on: July 3, 2020

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Location 2317 Creek Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57703
Official Website https://doc.sd.gov/adult/facilities/rcmu/

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Outside of Rapid City, South Dakota, this is Rapid City Minimum Unit with capacity of around 100 inmates at any given time. They do have an education program to help inmates gain skills needed to help them re-enter society. Most occupants have been arrested for DWI and substance abuse offenses.

Rapid City Minimum Unit — General Information

Facility Name Rapid City Minimum Unit
Facility Type State Prison
Address 2317 Creek Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57703
Capacity 100
Facility Type Adult
City Rapid City
Postal Code 57703
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha County
Official Website https://doc.sd.gov/adult/facilities/rcmu/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Rapid City Minimum Unit love to receive mail, and it is encouraged. To send mail to an inmate, include the offender’s name, South Dakota DOC number, and unit address. You can find the specific unit address for an inmate at this website.

While you cannot send books, newspapers, and magazines directly to an inmate, you can work to set up shipments of these materials directly from a publisher to an inmate.

Sending Money

There are a few different ways to send money to an inmate at the Rapid City Minimum Unit. You can send a money order or cashier's check, use a monthly checking account debit, or pay through Western Union. Reference this link to view instructions on how to send money to an inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates cannot receive phone calls, but you can get set up so an inmate can call you. To register your phone number, start on this webpage.

Before you get started registering, make sure you have the offender's South Dakota DOC ID Number. If you do not know the ID Number, you can search for that here. You can also get assistance by calling 605-394-5294 or 605-394-5294.

Inmates can make phone calls for up to 30 minutes between 7:00AM and 10:00PM.


Schedule your visit ahead of time, or you might get turned away. Plan to visit on Saturdays and Sundays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Inmates must list the names of all visitors on a Visitor’s List

Work with the Rapid City Minimum Unit Warden’s office to schedule a visit. You can reach out to them between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at least one day before you plan to visit. Have all information available for visitors: name, birthdate, and legal government identification. Once you are on the Visitor’s List, you can reach out to the warden to schedule a visit. Plan to dress conservatively.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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