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Gobbler's Knob

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Address: 1548 Woodland Ave. Ext., Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone Number: 18007527445
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This is the place to go to visit Phil and find out whether he sees his...

This is the place to go to visit Phil and find out whether he sees his shadow come February 2nd.

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Attraction for those wanting to see where Spring is Predicted

This is the location where thousands of people gather every February to watch Punxsy Phil see his shadow. Throughout the year used for different local events as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Christopher M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the location where thousands of people gather every February to watch Punxsy Phil see his shadow. Throughout the year used for different local events as well.

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Thank Christopher M
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We watch Phil's ceremony every February and we've always wanted to visit Punxsutawney. July is a better time for us though, as this is a challenging location to reach under any circumstances. It was not too crowded and we took lots of photos. We met a bishop who was touring the area and Phil was supposed to be brought out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bob Young was a great guide. He is an amazing ground hog day wealth of knowledge. Very nice man. There were two other groups when we were there. He recommended some places to go in the town such as the library to see the real Phil in his cage. They need to add restrooms, water and refreshments at Gobblers Knob.

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Dunkeld, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect to see Phil, or indeed the same location that was used in the movie. That was shot in Woodstock, Illinois apparently. But we were lucky to turn up on a glorious day, there was no one else there and for the first hour we had it all to ourselves. There is a pleasant walk, plenty of picnic benches... More 

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1 Thank gam8le
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip was the first to Gobbler's Knob since I was first there in 1979 and boy has it changed. It used to be a wooded area that you had to 'crawl' up to see the groundhog, which we did on February 2nd of that year. Now, it is a clearing with information on the groundhog, a wrought iron archway,... More 

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in town briefly to see the groundhog. We were pleasantly surprised to arrive during the Groundhog Festival. We visited Phil in his den outside the local library, took some pictures on the town green, ate lunch with the locals, then drove up to Gobbler's Knob. This was slightly out of town - not at all like the movie... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were interested to see the place where the action is on February 2nd. Gobbler's Knob is a beautiful spot in the mountains. There isn't much to do, but it is interesting to see the spot that the world looks to on February 2nd. What made the trip so interesting and informative was the unofficial tour by Bob Young. He... More 

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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Cool to get to see were all of the action happens but besides that and walking a small trail there really is not much else to do here.

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Thank Corbin H
Frankfort, Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Visited on a Tuesday in June. No staff on site. Not Much to see except in February. Just an open field with a stage to watch Phil on February 2nd each year.

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Miller, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

When my husband and I were delayed in our travel, we had no hope of getting a quality visit at one of the "top" destinations of our summer road trip...Gobbler's Knob. Imagine our surprise when we arrived and not only was the area open to the public, we were greeted by Bob Young. Bob, as we later found out, was... More 

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