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FCI McKean Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 23, 2020
FCI McKean
6975 ROUTE 59 LEWIS RUN, PA, 16738

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FCI McKean is short for Lewis Run Federal Correctional Institution.

The FCI McKean is a medium-security federal facility in Pennsylvania. Just many other federal correctional institutions there is a main campus with a minimum-security satellite prison camp adjacent.

The FCI McKean can house up to 1123 totals. This also includes those in the prison camp. The break down is 143 inmates in the prison camp alongside another 1,500 in the main campus.

The FCI McKean sits on 670 acres of land. The facility has at least 50 acres behind a perimeter fence.

FCI McKean — General Information

FCI McKean, Federal Prison.
Capacity 1123 persons.
6975 ROUTE 59 LEWIS RUN, PA, 16738

You no longer must call the FCI McKean for information on an inmate in their care. You can log on and check out the database. The database will give you all the information you will need to know about the inmate.

Keep in mind that the database is updated on a regular basis.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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You can send inmate mail! Yes, you read that right, you can send inmate mail.

You will be able to send the following items:

  • Newspapers

  • Magazines

  • Letters

  • Paperback Books

  • Photographs

You can send the inmate a care package, but before you do that, you will need to have prior approval from the facility.

You should refrain from using any of the following:

  • Glitter

  • Crayons

  • Drawings

  • Sexual Content

  • Paper Clip

  • Colored Pencil

  • Stickers

  • Staples

Sending Money

You will need to send inmates money using the following methods:

Phone calls

All outgoing calls from the FCI McKean will be monitored. Inmates can only use the phone for 300 minutes a month. But throughout the days, inmates will be limited to 15-minute phone conversations, so their fellow inmates can also have access to the telephones.


Before, you will be permitted to visit an inmate in the FCI McKean, you will need to fill out and submit the following visitor application.

This visitor application will then need to be approved by the facility prior to you being allowed to visit during the visitation days.

The visitation hours for the camp and the main campus are the same.

Visiting Hours

FCI Hours;Camp Hours

;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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