Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania: Phil's Burrow: Home of Punxsutawney Phil

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Punxsutawney Memorial Library

US Hwy 119, Punxsutawney, PA
Downtown. At the Punxsutawney Memorial Library, which is on the east side of Barclay Square, which is on the south side of Hwy36/US 119.
Visible from outside. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Phil in repose at his Zoo.

Phil's Burrow: Home of Punxsutawney Phil

You can see Phil the groundhog all year long in Phil's Burrow, from the sidewalk, through a window, though he may be unconscious. Phil loves to sleep.

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Phil's Burrow.

Groundhog Zoo: Home of Punxsutawney Phil

The glass along the outside viewing area is kind of hard to see through. Would recommend going inside while library is open.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 06/17/2021]

Phil's Burrow.

Groundhog Zoo: Home of Punxsutawney Phil

It's now called Phil's Burrow. He can be seen from outside through the glass from dawn 'til dusk, or from inside in the children's section of the public library during open hours.

[caitlin, 07/01/2018]

Someone must have figured "burrow" sounds less unnaturally oppressive than "zoo."

Liberty Phil.

Groundhog Zoo: Home of Punxsutawney Phil

The whole town is filled with groundhogs. There are dozens of statues like this scattered around town.

[Paul Kasel, 09/03/2017]

The custom-modified and painted fiberglass figures are sidewalk survivors of a community art project in the early 2000s.

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