The Federal Correctional Institution, Sheridan, Oregon, is located off State Highway 18, on the outskirts of the town of Sheridan. The institution is situated approximately 50 miles southwest of Portland and 25 miles northwest of Salem.
From Portland: Interstate Highway 5 south to Highway 99W. Proceed west on Highway 99W toward McMinnville. Take the Highway 18 bypass (Ocean Beaches) around the town of McMinnville. Continue on State Highway 18 toward the Beach. Approximately 13 miles west on State Highway 18, take the second Sheridan exit, and turn right off of the ramp. The institution is located on the south side of the highway and is noticeable from the exit.
From Salem: State Highway 22 west toward Dallas/Beach Cities. Continue on State Highway 22 to the Valley Junction turn- off to Highway 18 East. Continue on Highway 18 East to Sheridan off ramp. Turn left, and the institution is approximately 1/4 of a mile on Ballston Road.
Parking: Visitor parking is designated by white painted curbs in east parking lot of the institution.
FCI Sheridan is located in a rural area, and lodging is limited. However, listed below are the facilities nearest the institution:
SHERIDAN COUNTRY INN
1330 W. Main Street
(503) 843-3151 or (503) 843-3226
AMERICAS BEST VALUE INN & SUITES
345 N. Highway 99W
2056 S. Highway 99W
BEST WESTERN VINEYARD INN
2035 S. Highway 99W
(503) 472-4900 or 800-285-6242
This area has no public transportation (city bus service) between the Institution and the surrounding areas. There are private transportation services that are available. However, privately owned vehicles or rentals would be optimum.
Shamrock Taxi (503) 472-5333 (McMinnville)