Mount Nittany

A Symbol of Our Pride

Welcome to the Mount Nittany Conservancy! We conserve 800+ acres of beautiful Mount Nittany in Centre County’s Nittany Valley. With more than 8 miles of volunteer-maintained trails and many scenic views, Mount Nittany offers a pristine setting for local recreation.

Inspirit. Explore. Conserve.


Exploring Mount Nittany is a classic hike for local residents, tourists, and returning alumni. Learn the trails and maps before starting your own adventure. View the Mountain’s trails and maps and explore its geology and soils.

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Conserving Mount Nittany

Hike Mount Nittany while learning about the past, present, and future of the Mountain’s conservation!

The story of Mount Nittany’s conservation is the story of a people’s extraordinary response to an ordinary Pennsylvania mountain. It is the basis for this extraordinary response with which this book of conversation and record is concerned.”

Conserving Mount Nittany: A Dynamic Environmentalism,” by Tom Shakely, Mount Nittany Conservancy board member, is available on Amazon in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook editions.

All proceeds from the sale of this book support Centre Foundation’s Mount Nittany Conservancy Fund.

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