Situated 5,000 feet above sea level on a barren expanse of land in the sandy, arid foothills of Colorado’s southern Rockies is a place that has been described by those who have been there as “hell on earth.” It’s here, 100 miles south of Denver near an old mining and railroad town, that the most dangerous criminals in the U.S. federal prison system reside.

Learn more about what is referred to as the “most secure prison in America” in this infographic by Systems & Space.

Alcatraz of the Rockies: The Most Secure Prison in America

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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