Carlin Conservation Camp

Carlin Conservation Camp is a medium-security state prison for male inmates that is located in Carlin, Nevada. It houses approximately 150 inmates who work for the Nevada Division of Forestry to complete conservation projects, including roadside cleanup, local area assistance, and fire fighting during the fire season.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Carlin Conservation Camp are on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. Visitors must call (775) 754-6307 and ask for “Visiting” to schedule their visit at least 24 hours in advance.

General Rules

You must get approval before visiting your inmate. You will be subject to search when you arrive at the facility, and you must present a photo ID before you are allowed to enter. A maximum of four approved visitors, per inmate, is allowed per visiting session (including children). 

Dress Code

Visitors are not allowed to wear clothing similar to inmate issue attire (i.e., blue denim shirts and/or pants). Visitors are required to wear sensible, conservative attire as interpreted by the Visitation Officer or Supervisor. Ladies must wear undergarments (bras, panties, slip, etc.) at all times. 

The following is a list of clothing items that CANNOT be worn or brought into the facility. 


  • No plain white T-shirts  
  • No sleeveless tops or dresses  
  • Sleeves must extend two inches over the shoulder
  • No midriff shirts, must cover the beltline  
  • No low cut tops or dresses  
  • No plunging necklines in the back or front of any garment  
  • No tops with a zipper the total length of the garment
  • No hooded jackets, shirts, or sweaters 


  • No culottes or shorts
  • No leggings, jeggings, or spandex type clothing (allowances may be made for pregnant women)  
  • No extreme baggy pants, male or female, as determined by visiting staff
  • No sweat pants, jogging pants, or track pants (Velour pants are allowed)
  • Skirts, dresses, and Capri pants are allowed:  Must cover the entire knee while sitting and standing. Mid-calf in length or four inches below the knee. 
  • Dresses must have sleeves that extend at least two inches over the shoulder 
  • No floor length skirts or dresses  
  • No wrap around skirts or dresses  
  • No stretchy or tight fitting skirts or dresses of any fabric  
  • No slits longer than three inches in skirts or dresses  
  • No skirts, dresses, or pants with buttons or zippers the total length of the garment  


  • No bare feet (other than infants 0-12 months)  
  • All shoes/sandals must have a back or heel strap to secure the shoe/sandal to the foot 
  • No shoes with heels more than two inches high
  • No boots higher than mid-calf


  • No see-through clothing
  • Must not be able to see under garments
  • No clothing depicting any athletic sports team or activity
  • No gloves or scarves
  • No nursing or medical uniforms/scrubs
  • No tight fitting clothing
  • No hats, headbands, scarves, or bandanas 
  • Wigs, toupees, and hairpieces are allowed but are subject to search
  • Jewelry allowed: One ring per hand, one set of earrings, one watch, and one necklace of religious nature (medical bracelets are allowed)

Undergarments must be worn and shall not be visible at any time. Please be advised the dress code is strictly enforced. 

Items Allowed In The Visiting Room

1) Valid Identification
2) A maximum of $40.00 in quarters or dollar coins, IN A CLEAR BAG
3) Wheel Chairs, Canes, and walkers
4) Oxygen Items 

The following baby items are allowed:

  • Diapers  
  • One change of clothing for the infant  
  • NO Dry formula, formula MUST be mixed  
  • Bottles  
  • Wipes  
  • Clearly marked baby food in a sealed container 


Physical Address

Carlin Conservation Camp
124 Suzie Creek Road
Carlin, Nevada 89822

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General Phone Number

​​​(775) 754-6307

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number, and Housing Unit
Carlin Conservation Camp
P.O. Box 1490
Carlin, Nevada 89822

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Carlin Conservation Camp, but they do have access to phones during daytime hours and can make outgoing calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Nevada, please click here.

How to Send Money

You can send money to inmates at the Carlin Conservation Camp by snail mail with a Lockbox Deposit Coupon (cashier's check or money order), online with a credit or debit card at the Access Corrections website, or by calling Access Corrections at 1-866-345-1884.

Coupons for mail-in lockbox deposits must be either printed or obtained from the inmate. The inmate is responsible for sending coupons to persons wishing to send the inmate money.

Please make sure the money order is payable to “ACCESS SECURE DEPOSITS” and mail the deposit slip and money order to:

Secure Deposits - Nevada DOC
P.O. Box 12486
St. Louis, MO 63132

Because of increased counterfeit activity, funds from ALL money orders and cashier's checks received directly by NDOC will be available to the inmate fourteen calendar days from receipt.

Programs For Inmates

Carlin Camp coordinates with the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) in the training of inmates to work on fire fighting crews during fire season. These crews do community clean up and snow removal services during the off season. 

Carlin also offers a wide range of programs for all of the inmate population and an opportunity to enroll in educational classes in pursuit of a GED, and high school diploma.

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Careers at Carlin Conservation Camp

If you are interested in a career with the Nevada Department of Corrections and would like to work at the Carlin Conservation Camp, you can find out more information by clicking here.