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.


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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Mount Nittany and the Goodyear blimp September 29, 2018 - Steve Blake shared these photos of Mount Nittany earlier today, just hours prior to the Penn State/Ohio State Whiteout at Beaver Stadium.
2017 – 2018 Donors August 12, 2018 - We are honored to recognize the individuals and groups that have supported the Mountain and the Mount Nittany Conservancy by donating to the Conservancy and renewing their commitment as a “Friend of Mount Nittany” annually, or those who have purchased one or more Life Estate Deeds from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. The Conservancy extends a special thanks … Continue reading 2017 – 2018 Donors
In Memory of Amy Dietz July 24, 2018 - Amy Dietz (1963-2018) was a member of the faculty at the School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) at Penn State. She helped create LER’s online program, served as a faculty member in the program, and was the student advisor for all of the School’s MPS students in Human Resources and Employment Relations (HRER). She … Continue reading In Memory of Amy Dietz


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