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Community Resources

Medical Facilities: Sundance has a hospital with 16 beds and a 32-room nursing home. The hospital and nursing home closest to Moorcroft is Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette. The towns offer ambulance service and are served by local physicians and dentists. In addition, the Crook County Hospital staffs clinics in Hulett and Moorcroft.

Day Care: Hulett, Moorcroft and Sundance all have licensed day care providers. Numerous private day care providers are available.

Senior Citizens' Centers And Senior Housing are available in Hulett, Moorcroft, and Sundance.

Churches: Churches of various faiths and denominations serve Crook County.

CULTURAL RESOURCES

Museum And Cultural Attractions:

Moorcroft: Texas Trail Museum; Moorcroft Historical Society.

Sundance: Crook County Museum & Art Gallery; Crook County Fair & Rodeo; Community Concerts series.

HULETT: "Ham and Jam" Motorcycle Rally and Devil's Tower Frontier Museum and Gallery.

PINE HAVEN: Annual 5K Walk/Run/Bike Race through Keyhole State Park, Annual Fireworks Display over Keyhole Reservoir with lunch in Waters Park, games and bingo after lunch, and Annual Pine Haven Days.

Library:
Hulett has one library with a total of 11,500 volumes.
Moorcroft has one libraries with a total of 23,000 volumes.
Sundance has one library with a total of 28,000 volumes.
All Crook County Libraries are accessible to the inter-library loan system.

PARKS AND RECREATION

Recreational Facilities: Both Indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities exist. Indoor recreational centers are available in all four towns, while swimming pools are available in Moorcroft and Sundance. Baseball fields, tennis courts, bike paths, horse shoe pits, parks and picnic tables offer outdoor recreational opportunities in Hulett, Moorcroft, and Sundance.


Golf Courses: Hulett, Pine Haven and Sundance both have 9-hole golf courses. Plans are underway in Hulett to expand to an 18-hole golf course.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Spring: Firemen's Ball, Vegas Night, Track & Field and Turkey Hunting.

Summer: Swimming, Boating, Horse Back Riding, Rodeos, Golfing, Baseball, Tennis, Walleye Fishing Derby, Annual Duck Derby (Hulett) Keyhole Expo, Model Airplane Exhibition, August Bike Rally (Hulett).
Moorcroft celebrates its heritage each year at the Moorcroft Jubilee held the second Saturday in July. The Jubilee, a fun-filled day of Chuck Wagon Breakfast Feed, Parade, Free Bar-B-Que, Rodeo Play Day and Street Dance. Sundance hosts an annual Crook County Fair and Rodeo. Hulett offers its annual Free Bar-B-Que event on the last Sunday in September. Special events are also found in Aladdin.

Fall: Hunting (turkey, wild games, deer, elk and antelope); Football; Volleyball; Wild Game Feed; Firemen's Ball; Harvest Festival and Annual Halloween Festival.

Winter: Snowmobiling, Skiing, Ice Fishing, Basketball, Wrestling and Chariot Races.

RETAIL/ SHOPPING:

General merchandise, clothing, grocery, hardware, antique and craft stores, espresso shop (Sundance), along with auto parts/ services and building supply stores.