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Beautiful and inviting throughout all four seasons, Petrifying Springs Park is great for picnics in the warm weather and sledding in the winter. Its features include a ball diamond, dog park, hiking trails, and more.
Commonly visited for its disc golf course, Anna Page Park is a public park featuring a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. Other amenities include a walking trail, sheltered pavilion with picnic tables, and a large playground.
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At Watson's Wild West Dinner Theater and Western Museum, visitors can enjoy a theatrical performance while enjoying broasted chicken, coffee, pink lemonade, and fudge brownies. The location's optional shows include Mark Twain, Ranger Jim, the Cayuse Cowboys, and the Musical Show by KG and The Ranger.
Watson's Wild West Museum is a recreation of an old American western general store filled with antiques and collectibles from the late 1800s. The owner, Cowboy Doug, provides exhibit tours and tells stories of the old west.
Featuring both new and seasoned talent from the Hammond area is the Towle Community Theater. The theater features a selection of stage plays and musicals throughout the year, nurturing local talent and bringing culture to the local community.