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

Outdoor Adventure

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Window Cliffs
Come along as Tennessee state employees volunteer their time to map out and create a new hiking trail to one of the newest and most spectacular sites in the volunteer state. The trail is recommended for advanced hikers and will require you to get your feet wet. But, once you are there, it is truly a sight to see.

Kids & Family


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.

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.

Bird painting

Song No One Knows
Elizabeth Foster is an artist, songwriter, and singer who often finds inspiration in the great outdoors. We hope you enjoy the song inspired by the beautiful birds just outside her window.

Yellow Warbler

Warbler Watch
The Prothonotary Warbler is believed to gets its name from yellow hooded robes once worn by certain Roman Catholic clergymen. But the life of these brightly colored birds is currently on the dark side. That's because their homes are often destroyed to make way for people places... and they are sometimes the naive victims of deadly deception by other birds.

Lori and Candace

Foot Fitness
There is a unique wooden wall at Cumberland Transit in Nashville designed to display shoes for each and every outdoor adventure. Come along as shoe expert Lori Ridgeway explains why it really does matter what you decide to put on your feet.


Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park
A trip back in time with a true Tennessee hero! Join his children and grandchildren as they remember a man who served his country and honored his God, his family, and his community. Alvin C York's legacy will last many lifetimes.

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