Hardee Correctional Institution

6901 State Road 62
Bowling Green, Florida
(863) 767-3100
(863) 767-3091
(863) 767-4504


Cori Dix
(863) 767-3090

Text "APPLY" to DCJOB (32562) to start the application process.


Take I-75 to Parrish exit, take Moccasin Wallow Road. Travel east to end of Highway 301. Turn right onto Highway 301 and travel south. Cross over railroad tracks and take an immediate left onto SR-62. Travel east approximately 25 miles. The Institution is located on the right. Turn right onto Allapattah Road (Institutional property). (Institution is approximately 12 miles west from Hwy-17.)

Please Note: GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps often provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities using the physical address. Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison or click the map to the right of this page.
General Information
Capacity 1,541
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Satellite Unit(s) Hardee Work Camp

Academic Programs

  • Adult Basic Education (Close Management and Open Population)
  • General Education Development (GED) (Close Management and Open Population)
  • Inmate Tutor Assistant (ITA)
  • Title I Services (Close Management and Open Population)

Vocational Programs

  • Carpentry

Chaplaincy Services

  • Abe Brown Ministry
  • Abundant Life Ministries
  • Aleph Institute
  • Arca de la Gracias (Spanish)
  • Bayside Prison Ministries
  • Christian Motorcyclist Association
  • Church of Hope
  • Family Integrity Training
  • Free Inside Ministries
  • Frontline Ministries
  • God Behind Bars
  • God is Good
  • Gospel Crusade
  • Heart of Florida
  • Hebreos 13:3 (Spanish)
  • HOPE
  • Jehovah Witness
  • Jesus Only Way Ministry
  • Jordan Gospel Ministry
  • Kairos
  • Kings Highway
  • Legacy Ministry
  • Men of the Word
  • Middleburg Church of Christ
  • Mount Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church
  • New Life Baptist Church/Tabernacle
  • Potter's House
  • Push for the Future
  • River of Life Christian Center
  • Riverside Ministries Spanish
  • Rock of Ages
  • Southern Palm Zen Group
  • Spirit & Truth Ministry
  • St. Michaels
  • The River Prison Ministry
  • Theological Seminary
  • Timothy‚Äôs Gift Ministries Walker Seventh Day Adventist

Institutional Betterment Programs

  • Every Mans Battle
  • Greyhound Advancement Center Dog Obedience Training Program.
  • Law Library Services
  • Library Services
  • Parenting
  • PEER Program
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship
  • Toastmasters/Gavel Club
  • Transition
  • Wastewater Treatment

Prevention Programs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Anger Resolution
  • Narcotics Anonymous