Sam Parr State Fish & Wildlife Area
Fishing lake, horse trails, hiking trails, picnic area, camping and 840 huntable acres
The Museum, housed together with the Newton Library, was started in 1966 by two druggists, Henry and Frank Schackman, who donated the first items. Mon., Wed., Fri. 10am-5pm; Tues.& Thurs. 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-1pm
The legendary entertainer, Burl Ives, is buried in Mound Cemetery in Newton, near where he was born. A beautifully carved granite monument is erected to mark his grave. Ives will always be remembered for voicing Sam the Snowman.
There are 4,000 acres of deer and turkey hunting with a comfortable year-round lodge for hunting, meetings and parties. Meals are available.