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

Outdoor Adventure

Backpacking Pickett
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.

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.


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.

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.

Roaring River Dam Removal
Heavy Equipment is brought back to Roaring River 40 years after construction of a low head dam. This time the equipment is used to restore the river to the way it used to be before man made it change.

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