Visit Punxsutawney

'Visit Punxsutawney' is collaborative group in Punxsutawney that represents the tourist destinations and attractions that are located in Punxsutawney, PA. The mission of this group is to promote Punxsutawney as a great destination to visit year around! Further information regarding each of the attractions/locations can be found by clicking their individual title heading.

Wojack Weekend

Celebrating the Legend and Lore of the Heritage of Punxsutawney

Saturday, September 9th 2017

Punxsutawney, PA

Craft & Antique Vendors

Phantastic Phil Walking Tour

Annual Groundhog Picnic

Phil’s Elixir of Life Ceremony

Native American Story Telling

And Much More!

Click here for a detailed event list!

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: Mon. - Sat. 

   10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

“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 $5, 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: 401 W.  Mahoning St. Punxsy, PA

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

In addition to providing local historical and genealogical research facilities, PAHGS has two former homes on Millionaires' Row which interpret area history from native times to the present and a restored one-room schoolhouse just outside of town. The Bennis House exhibits feature Native, Settler, Lumbering, Farming, Mining, Rail, Boomtown Era Daily Life and Times.

The 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.