Hiwassee Ocoee Pickin in the Park
Returning to her roots, a musically talented ranger opens up opportunities for other musicians near her mountain home. All those who gather near the Hiwassee and Ocoee Rivers benefit from the beautiful Bluegrass music that blends seamlessly with the sounds of the flowing waters.
Chickasaw Horse Stables
An ageless outdoor opportunity that can change the way you feel...in about an hour.
This is a hunter who doesn't seek to buy, capture, control or kill his prey. He just wants to preserve it.
A Soldier’s Child
An event designed for things to go right. Because so much has already gone wrong.
An Introduction to Backpacking and Camping Course was just what some of the hikers expected. But, there were others, like us, who had no idea what was up ahead. We hope you laugh along with us as we hike the Hidden Passage Trail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
African American Cemetery
Re-discovery of hidden history is telling a new story at Johnsonville State Historic Park.
Sequatchie Mountain Cleanup
The trash on Sequatchie Mountain has been accumulating for over 50 years. But, see what a group of neighbors can do when they come together and cooperate on a massive cleanup.
The Chief Ranger and his Bloodhound
We're hot on the trail of a ranger and his bloodhound in search of people lost or on the run.
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