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Gobbler's Knob

1548 Woodland Ave. Ext., Punxsutawney, PA 15767
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Type: Parks
Description: This is the place to go to visit Phil and find out whether he sees his shadow come February 2nd.
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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

"Well, it's Groundhog Day... again... and that must mean that we're up here at Gobbler's Knob waiting for the forecast from the world's most famous groundhog weatherman, Punxsutawney Phil. Phil"? It was really fun and surreal to visit Gobbler's Knob. The stage is nestled at the bottom of the glen, and is surrounded by beautiful pines. My wife and I... More

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Willow Street
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After seeing all the hype on TV each year, it was fun to see where all the commotion happens. The 37 groundhogs around town are fun also. Good for families.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It wasn't Groundhog Day when I visited Gobbler's Knob, so there were not thousands of people there. Groundhog Phil wasn't even on the scene there that warm summer day. Still, I could imagine the festivities and excitement in the cold February air as the crowds wait for Phil to come out of his ceremonial tree stump and announce his weather... More

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Falmouth, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were there in August, so "Phil" was not there, but we got to see the small park there and the "grandstand" area. Took some fun photos from the grandstand, and took a short walk through the adjoining woodlands which has cast iron statues along the walking route with various references to Phil and his "tongue in cheek history". From... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Unless it's actually Groundhog's Day (February 2) you'll probably feel silly visiting Gobbler's Knob. Without the groundhog and the news vans and the tourists and the top-hatted members of the honorable Groundhog Club, it's just you on a hill with a stage and a padlocked fake tree stump. Even my puppy, who will sniff and try to eat anything, couldn't... More

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Taylor, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

after seeing it on TV for so many years, to stop by and see it in person is something kind of neat. Just the stage where Phil comes out to predict the weather but just to see it is nice

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Anita, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I just think it is so much fun to come for Groundhogs Day, just people having fun over nothing really, just taking a break from stress and getting out from worrying about the cold and everyone is so nice and enjoys our small town . I just love it.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We just stopped by here for a quick drive-by.. It was pouring down rain so that dampened things.. but it was still fun to visit.

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McClure, Ohio, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped recently at Gobblers Knob just to take the kids to see where Phil may or may not see his shadow every February 2nd. They thought it was cool that they could stand on the stage. They really enjoyed going up town to see Phil and all the groundhog statues. Great stop if you are in the area. Clean... More

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was there for Groundhog Day & didn't realize it is all just a big party. Years ago we were there and there were kegs of beer in the woods everywhere. Not like that anymore.

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