Visit Punxsutawney for a phun-philled time!

Visit Punxsutawney is collaborative group in Punxsutawney that represents the tourist destinations and attractions that are located in the Home of the Groundhog. Our mission is to promote Punxsutawney as a great destination to visit any time of the year!


More information on the individual attractions/locations below can found by clicking their individual title heading.


Up to date event and lodging information can be found by visiting and


For a FREE map & guide to the area, call 1-800-752-PHIL.

Hours: 7 Days a Week

Dawn to Dusk

The Mahoning Shadow Trail is a 15-mile reclaimed railroad-bed located in southern Jefferson County.  The beautiful wooded trail “shadows” the Mahoning Creek.  Except for a one-mile paved section that runs through the Punxsutawney Borough, the trail surface is crushed limestone.  The trail is open to pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles. Maps are available at the Punxsy Chamber of Commerce & Souvenir Shop.

Address: 1548 Woodland Ave Ext. Punxsy, PA

Hours: 7 Days a Week, Dawn to Dusk

One of the most popular landmarks in Punxsutawney and in Western PA is Gobbler’s Knob. It is the site of the annual Groundhog Day celebration and where Punxsutawney Phil makes his prediction every February 2nd. Thousands of visitors come to Gobbler’s Knob on Groundhog Day as well as throughout the rest of the year. The trail is ½ Mile in length with informational and educational signage as well as Metal Art Displays.

Address: 201 N. Findley St. Punxsy, PA 15767

Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit our website for open days as they change with the seasons.

Admission: $6 per person, children 2 and under free.

“Become” a tornado…“Make” a thunderstorm…be a TV weather forecaster… explore the Weather Lore Landscape and Punxsy Phil’s burrow… you can do all this and more at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center, an interactive science center located in a historic 100- year-old former Post Office. 

Admission $6, Children 2 and under free.

Hours: 7 Days a Week

 Dawn to Dusk

Stop into the Chamber of Commerce to pick up your map and begin your search for our 32 larger than life groundhog statues, fondly known as the Phantastic Phil’s. These whimsical 6 foot tall fiberglass groundhogs are scattered throughout the area, each an individual work of art. Have fun exploring!



Address: 301 E. Mahoning St.

Punxsy, PA 15767

Hours: 7 Days a Week,

Dawn to Dusk

Punxsutawney Phil and his wife Phyllis live in a climate controlled environment. There are viewing windows from outside.

Address: 400-401 W. Mahoning St. Punxsy, PA

Hours: Thurs. - Sun. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Stop by to enjoy two historic buildings. The Lattimer House has the Groundhog History display, a new CHILDHOOD exhibit,in the Griffiths Galleries: The Bennis House has 3 floors of displays of Punxsutawney’s history from Native American through the Boomtown Era. 

he Snyder Hill Schoolhouse (open by appointment) exhibit features our "One Room School" experience.




Address: 200 W.  Mahoning St. Ste. 1 Punxsy, PA

Hours:  Mon. - Fri.      10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come see the displays of historical and rare Groundhog Club and Punxsutawney Phil items. Ever wonder what it’s like to attend Groundhog Day with thousands of other Phil fans? Do you enjoy the history and the legend? This is a place for you! It’s a must see location when visiting.

Groundhog Festival

Date is June 28- July 4 2020 Address :  NEW LOCATION : PA National Guard Armory Field 461 N. Findley Street Punxsutawney, PA 15767

The Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival takes place every year in Punxsutawney, PA. It features live entertainment, craft vendors, food vendors, and lots of family fun. This year is the 52st  Anniversary for the Groundhog Festival. It is held annually on the week of the fourth of July.