Live and work remotely in Kane

In the Allegheny National Forest and Surrounds Landscape of the PA Wilds

You might say that Kane, near the Allegheny National Forest, is an invigorating community to work and play in. This charming town prides itself on being walkable, safe and fun. Spend a morning hiking or biking on the trail before grabbing a coffee to start your work day, grab a bite to eat uptown, meet up with friends or coworkers for dinner, and play a round of disc golf. Whether you’re into the theater scene or more about the solitude of the forest, Kane has something to offer remote workers.


Kane participated in the 2022 Wilds Are Working: Remote Lifestyle Experience

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Kane’s downtown offers shopping and dining, and a rich history to explore.

Outdoor Recreation

Based in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest and part of the Pennsylvania Wilds, you’ll find easy access to a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Things to Do

Grab a beverage at a brewery or craft distillery; or visit an art gallery. Maybe even play a round of disc golf in the middle of the work day. You won’t be bored in Kane!


Kane is home to the brand new, state-of-the-art PA Wilds Media Lab. The lab features tools, technologies and classroom space to support the nonprofit’s expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem and its regional partnership work.

Outdoor Recreation

Walking/Bike rails to trails

Hiking trails

Mountain bike trails

ATV trails

Water recreation



Bird watching

… and much, much more!


Remote workers in Kane can expect to find amenities like:

A new, state-of-the-art Media Lab



Must-see attractions

Brewery, winery, distillery

Live music


Skate park

Disc golf

Active churches

Experience the PA Wilds Media Lab

In Downtown Kane

Situated on the second floor of an older Main Street-type building, the PA Wilds Media Lab renovation serves as an energy-efficiency model for similar enhancements in rural downtowns across the PA Wilds and beyond.

The Media Lab includes conference room space, a photography studio, flex space for remote workers, and more. Find out more about the amenities offered here.


Is Kane a Host Community for 2024 Wilds Are Working participants?

Kane was a Wilds Are Working Host Community in 2022! Although the 2024 program does not include Kane as a designated Host Community, resources for those looking to relocate to Kane are still available.

Is high-speed internet available?

High-speed internet is available. Most accommodations offer internet, as well as coworking spaces and some businesses.

Will I have cell phone service?

To make sure your service provider has available coverage, please consult this map.

Is Kane walkable?

Yes, one of the charms of Kane is that you can walk to many restaurants, the park, the library and more. Most housing accommodations will be within a reasonable walking distance of town or we have accommodations if you prefer to be a little more remote.

Is public transportation available?


Is parking available?

There is free parking in town.

What can I do in Kane and the surrounding area?

If you love the outdoors, this is the place for you. Hiking, biking, and kayaking just to name a few. Museums, galleries, festivals, and small businesses with locally made artisan goods are often pleasantly unexpected. Wineries, distilleries, and unique eateries will not disappoint.

Are there restaurants with vegetarian options?

Yes, along with two grocery stores, convenience stores, and a specialty shop to accommodate your needs.

Things to consider:

The weather can fluctuate. Be sure to plan for summer days and fall-like nights. There is a laundromat if you prefer to pack light. You can find an outfitter and a womens’ clothing boutique just in case you forget something.

Applications for the Wilds Are Working: Remote Lifestyle Experience in Kane in 2022 are closed. Find up-to-date information on the program at WildsAreWorking.com.