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

Outdoor Adventure


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.

Kids & Family


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

Fishing & Hunting

buffalo river adventure 06

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.


Paddle Safety 6

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.


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.


Historic Trees President Johnson’s Willows
A weeping willow represents the lives of three military leaders and is alive today to stand witness to all that has transpired in Tennessee since the historic tree was given as a gift.

Eagle Fest 4

Reelfoot Eagle Fest
The eagles are landing and the trees of Reelfoot Lake provide a strong and safe resting place. It's a unique opportunity for all the new visitors with cameras in hand.

Tree Climbing 11

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

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