Kids & Family

Wholesome programming even moms can approve. That’s our world, and we want to share it with your family. From obesity to social inhibitions, many youth challenges can be helped with a small dose of possibilities. Our goal is to show young viewers all the excitement that awaits outdoors, whether in a state park, a local stream, or even their own backyard. 

Bring them along with you for the ride.

Dunbar Cave 1865

Come along with us on a historic journey deep into the dark side where young and old meet to celebrate the history of Dunbar Cave.

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Friendly Farm

Travel with us to one of Tennessee’s friendliest farms where you will find a unique opportunity to cuddle baby animals while learning what it is like to actually operate a working farm.

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Ruskin Hummingbirds

A new research project is underway at one of the state’s largest gatherings of hummingbirds. This is the first time these particular birds have been banded in anticipation of their migration.

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Roan Mountain Snorkel

Come along as some curious kids inch their way into the cold waters of the Doe River on their first snorkeling adventure. You don’t have to go to the seashore to explore the wonders under water.

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Radnor Hummingbirds

Their man-made feeders are bright and colorful…and surely you have seen one if you don’t own one yourself. But, how often, if ever, do we get to see a hummingbird’s nest or where it is hidden?

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Norris Dam Pontoon Tour

Norris Dam in east Tennessee was the first one completed in 1936. And the establishment of three demonstration parks became the nucleus for a statewide park system.

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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.

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