Baraga Correctional Facility (AMF)

Baraga Maximum Correctional Facility 

Baraga County 

Baraga County 


Warden Daniel Lesatz
13924 Wadaga Road                            Baraga, MI 49908-9204


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TELEPHONE: (906) 353-7070
OPENED: 1993
AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older


There are eight housing units. One is a 252-bed unit for Level I prisoners. The seven other housing units (four for general population and three for segregation) are inside the secure perimeter and can house a capacity of 616 Level V prisoners. Other buildings house food service, healthcare, prisoner services, maintenance, warehouse and administration. 


Prisoner programs include Adult Basic Education and General Education Development preparation. Treatment services include cognitive programs, counseling, substance-abuse services, psychotherapy, religious activities and violence prevention programming.

Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious and emergency problems are treated via local community providers, the Brooks Medical Center at Marquette Branch Prison and at the Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson.

Double chain-link fences, interior non-lethal electronic stun fence,  electronic and microwave detection system, razor-ribbon wire, camera monitoring and a 24 hour alert response patrol vehicle make up the perimeter security.