Neversink Mountain Preserve

The City of Reading is fortunate to be surrounded by several natural treasures including: Neversink Mountain, Mount Penn, and the Schuylkill River. Hikes on Neversink Mountain provide breathtaking vistas for enjoyment by all Berks County residents and visitors, most popular are the City Overlook and the Witches Hat (McIlvain Pavilion). Neversink Mountain is home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Berks Nature manages the 900-acre mountain for both people and wildlife. During your visit you may encounter deer, turkeys, a variety of birds, small mammals, amphibians – and Neversink Mountain is known for a diverse population of butterflies and moths.