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Ojibway Correctional Facility (OCF) - Closed December 1, 2018

Ojibway Correctional Facility

Ojibway Correctional Facility (OCF) - Closed December 1, 2018

Gogebic County

Warden Kathleen Olson
N 5705 Ojibway Road
Marenisco, MI 49447-9771

Region 1 - Gogebic County

Open: Originally opened as Camp Ojibway in 1971; initially converted to Level II prison and opened in July, 2000
Gender/Age Limit: Males, 18 and older
Security Level: Secure Level I


The Ojibway Correctional Facility is in Marenisco Township, Gogebic County, on Ojibway Road, near M-64. Ojibway Correctional Facility was formerly Camp Ojibway prior to expansion.

The facility consists of an administration building, a warehouse and store, and buildings for education, meals, training and housing of inmates. The five housing units can accommodate up to 1,180 prisoners.


Ojibway provides Adult Basic Education, General Education Development completion, pre-release, vocational classes and various treatment regimens.

Prisoners are provided with on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious problems are treated at the department's Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson. Emergencies can be referred to a local hospital.


The perimeter includes two chain-link fences, monitored with electronic security devices and topped with razor-ribbon wire. The perimeter is patrolled by armed personnel.