Historic Trees President Johnson’s Willows
A weeping willow represents the lives of three military leaders and is alive today to stand witness to all that has transpired in Tennessee since the historic tree was given as a gift.
Reelfoot Eagle Fest
The eagles are landing and the trees of Reelfoot Lake provide a strong and safe resting place. It's a unique opportunity for all the new visitors with cameras in hand.
Fort Loudoun State Park
History comes alive during the time of the French and Indian War. Follow our Wild Side crew to Fort Loudoun State Park for the annual Garrison Days.
Arborists go from limb to limb in the Tennessee Tree Climbing Championships.
POW WOW at Long Hunter State Park
Native Americans from across the country come to share their traditions and history.
Old Timer’s Day
Old Timer’s Day performers have taken their careers beyond the mountains of Tennessee all the way to Carnegie Hall.
Buffalo River Adventure
For those looking to get away from it all, a fishing and camping trip down the Buffalo River...118 miles to its confluence with the Duck...is the perfect place to go.
East Nashville Magnet School students step out of the classroom and into a kayak for an unforgettable outdoor adventure.
More of our latest episodes
Thanks for visiting the Wild Side! Our Emmy award-winning outdoor adventure show is produced by RockWater, LLC through the support of Nashville Public Television and the Tennessee State Parks. Wild Side is a vibrant voice for the environment, helping you experience and explore outdoor adventures just outside your door. Recognized as the “Best Outdoor Show in North America,” Wild Side is hosted by television veteran Steve Hall and airs on PBS stations across Tennessee and Kentucky. Check the schedule below for more.
Cedar Glades Natural Area
Viewers get a first glimpse of the state's newest natural area. The John and Hester Lane Cedar Glades was once a family farm, now, it's rocky terrain and shallow soil is providing a unique environment and a promising future for endangered wildflowers.
Trees in Trouble
Foresters are fighting an ongoing battle with invasive insects that are attacking Tennessee trees.
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Saturdays, 6:30pm; Sundays, 9:00am.
- WKNO-Channel 10, Memphis, TN
- ETP (Channels 2 and 15), Knoxville, TN
- WCTE-Channel 22, Cookeville, TN
Thursdays, 7:00pm; Saturdays, 9:30am.
- WTCI-Channel 45, DT29, Chattanooga, TN
- WLJT-Channel 11, Martin, TN
- Kentucky Educational Television
Tuesdays, 4:00pm ET/3:00pm CT