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

Outdoor Adventure

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

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.


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.

Waterfalls and Swimming Holes
When you mix a group of college aged kids with swimming pools and waterfalls it's all about the fun.

Matthew Walker Block Party
Watch what happens when we bring a little bit of the wild world into the city. The kids at Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center were as brave as they could be with their first encounter of the wildest kind.

State Park Blonde Ale
Tennessee State Parks and the Nature Conservancy are partnering with craft breweries as part of an effort to help protect our natural resources. It's all about raising money and awareness.

Solar Eclipse
The first total solar eclipse, visible from a large part of the United States in almost one hundred years, was by far one of the most anticipated events in modern times. Dozens of Tennessee State Parks were in the path of totality.

TV Schedule