The Emmy Award winning show produced through the generosity of the Jackson
Foundation, Tennessee State Parks, and the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

Outdoor Adventure


POW WOW at Long Hunter State Park
Native Americans from across the country come to share their traditions and history.

Kids & Family

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Old Timer’s Day
Old Timer’s Day performers have taken their careers beyond the mountains of Tennessee all the way to Carnegie Hall.

Fishing & Hunting

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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 the perfect place to go.


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Paddling Safety
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.

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Tree Climbing
Arborists go from limb to limb in the Tennessee Tree Climbing Championships.

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Hold Your Horses
Equestrian Drill Team


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.

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Trees in Trouble
Foresters are fighting an ongoing battle with invasive insects that are attacking Tennessee trees.

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