Kane – known as “A Star in the Forest” – is located in McKean County, part of the Pennsylvania Wilds’ Allegheny National Forest & Surrounds landscape. With under 4,000 full-time residents, it is a small but thriving town.


Uptown Kane

Uptown Kane is the busy epicenter of activities in the community. Check out all the unique shops and fun stops along Fraley Street - a.k.a. Scenic Route 6! You'll find shopping and food, fresh brews and wines, exercise and work facilities, and so much more! And uptown is just the beginning!

Watch the big screen

From the comfort of your car

The Kane Family Drive In Theater offers a unique chance to take in a movie the "old school" way and also features a snack bar for all the movie time favorites. This historic icon along Route 6 has been in operation since 1952 and features family entertainment every weekend April through August, as well as special post-season events. Movie sound and picture are provided by state of the art technology. In July, don't miss Squatchfest, one of the areas best music festivals.

Bring your bike

and hit the trail

The 4.5-mile section of the Knox & Kane Rail Trail is completed from Kane to Lamont, allowing bikers and hikers to travel from the Route 6 Kane Country Club, through Kane to Lamont. Trailhead parking is across from the Country Fair along Route 6 near Kane, and Welsh Street near the old train depot. There is also parking behind the Kane Area High School. One day, this section of trail will connect with other segments to form the official 73.8-mile Knox & Kane Rail Trail.

Your launchpad to experiencing the Allegheny National Forest + Surrounds

Kane, surrounded by the Allegheny National Forest and some of the must-see places in the PA Wilds, is conveniently located along Scenic Route 6. Hop in the car to experience some of these nearby places.

The perfect getaway (or home)

Kane is a perfect launchpad for avid outdoor recreation enthusiasts. The borough offers all the amenities of modern life while still maintaining the charm and character of its humble beginnings. In a moment’s notice, you can go from streetside to trailside.

Picture yourself here.

Need help planning a trip?

Our local tourism partners can make it happen for you by providing on-the-ground tips, maps, itineraries and more.


80 E Corydon St # C, Bradford, PA 16701  |  (800) 473-9370
The Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau (ANFVB) provides in depth traveler information ranging from trail guides, to outdoor recreation, must-see stops, road trips, shopping, lodging and more! Request a brochure and check the ANFVB calendar for special events. ANFVB Website.