The BEST Episodes of Alaskan Bush People

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020

Network: Discovery

Deep into Alaska's bush, naturalist and adventurer Billy Brown, along with his wife, Ami, and their seven children, chooses to live life on their own terms, connected to wild nature and bonded to each other. The family of nine strives to be self-sufficient against all odds — often shunning modern society to live off the wilderness and to walk where no man has ever walked before.

Blazing a New Trail (2)

#1 - Blazing a New Trail (2)

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 23, 2017

star 10.00
1 votes
Field of Dreams

#2 - Field of Dreams

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 15, 2017

Saw work and a hungry bear keep the adventurers in Alaska powerful. The predator has ransacked the food supplies of the emigrants, and without flesh Billy and his family do not come across the winter. That is why Bear and his sister Snowbird break into the wilderness to hunt game. Matt and Gabe, meanwhile, roll up their sleeves in Brownstown to organize 12 cubic meters of timber for a barter. When everything runs smoothly, the brothers receive a turbine for their wind turbine.

star 8.00
37 votes
Where There's Water There's a Way

#3 - Where There's Water There's a Way

Season 11 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 29, 2020

As the siblings race to complete their ambitious water system, Billy gets news that shakes the Wolfpack and redirects their future. Meanwhile, Bear goes on an important hunt where he reflects on an important life decision.

star 7.99
86 votes
Bear Meets Girl

#4 - Bear Meets Girl

Season 11 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 15, 2020

When an ostrich lays its first egg, the Brown siblings rush to figure out how to incubate it. Bear gets a special visit from a girl on North Star Ranch as the family prepares for a surprise celebration for Billy and Ami's 40th wedding anniversary.

star 7.99
84 votes
A Very Bush Wedding

#5 - A Very Bush Wedding

Season 11 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2020

The wolfpack prepares for their first ever wedding in the bush. But as the family prepares to welcome a new member, emotions run high and the Browns struggle to keep their most ambitious project on track.

star 7.97
91 votes
Noah's Animal Ark

#6 - Noah's Animal Ark

Season 11 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 22, 2020

The Browns flee the mountain during a dangerous lightning storm in the heat of fire season. To ensure their safety, they devise ingenious new fire safety measures, including a bush alert system and animal evacuation ark, which they put to the test.

star 7.87
89 votes
The Chaos Before the Storm

#7 - The Chaos Before the Storm

Season 10 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 1, 2019

Winter approaches yet the Wolf Pack feels the heat; Bear works furiously to finalize an addition to his home; Billy faces a new medical crisis; a big winter storm forces Noah and Rhain Alisha to make a tough decision.

star 7.84
127 votes
The Wolfpack vs. the Wolf

#8 - The Wolfpack vs. the Wolf

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 11, 2019

The Brown family gets ready to defend themselves after a gruesome scene indicates that a dangerous new predator is stalking their ranch.

star 7.83
121 votes
A New Beginning

#9 - A New Beginning

Season 8 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 30, 2018

The Wolf Pack braces for a looming wildfire that threatens completion of the barn. Noah walks down the aisle to become the first married Brown.

star 7.81
120 votes
Bam Bam's Big Build and Bears

#10 - Bam Bam's Big Build and Bears

Season 11 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 8, 2020

A hungry predator encroaches deeper onto North Star Ranch forcing Bird and Gabe to take stronger action. Bam must play nice with his siblings in an effort to finally break ground on his homestead. Gabe has an incredible surprise for the Wolf Pack.

star 7.80
98 votes
Wind and a Prayer

#11 - Wind and a Prayer

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 22, 2017

Fresh bear traces near the camp place the "Alaskan Bush People" on Chichagof Island in alertness. Obviously the animal has not been eating enough bacon before the winter's rest. But there is very little time for wilderness dwellers to find and drive the robber, since the family's new windmill is an absolute priority. If Billy and his sons succeed in assembling the missing spare parts before the ground completely freezes, this would be an important step towards independence.

star 7.79
39 votes
Bull By the Horns

#12 - Bull By the Horns

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 3, 2019

The Wolfpack's quest for complete freedom takes a big step forward with livestock, including a risky 2000lb longhorn bull. Noah and his new wife Rhain Alisha arrive to start making their new life on the mountain with a monumental announcement.

star 7.79
107 votes
Blazing A New Trail (1)

#13 - Blazing A New Trail (1)

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 16, 2017

As the Brown family adapts after closing their dream homestead, they charge toward a new beginning with the skills and knowledge they've acquired over 35 years in the Alaskan wilderness.

star 7.77
254 votes
Beware The Bear-crow

#14 - Beware The Bear-crow

Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 17, 2019

As bold new predators get increasingly closer to the family's ranch, the Browns devise inventive solutions to defend their livestock; Gabe's long-distance girlfriend makes her first, long-anticipated visit to the mountain.

star 7.77
117 votes
All Falls Down

#15 - All Falls Down

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 8, 2017

The 34-year-old Matt builds a freezer in the wilderness, where the emigrants can bunk their meat supplies. Because on Chichagof Island many hungry bears wander around. Noah, Bear and Gabe are now taking care of the family's new flagship project: the improvised wind power plant is supposed to supply the "Wolfsrudel" off the beaten track with civilian power - six kilowatts for the time being. But during the installation of the huge apparatus underlies the brothers in Alaska a following error

star 7.74
34 votes
Fowl Weather Friends

#16 - Fowl Weather Friends

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 25, 2019

Birdi goes on a treacherous hunt to bring home meat for the family and save her chickens from slaughter; Noah constructs an automatic diaper machine; Gabe gets bush insight from Ami that he can pass along to Raquell.

star 7.73
117 votes
A New Chapter

#17 - A New Chapter

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 9, 2017

Ami prepares to undergo treatment for lung cancer; siblings Bear, Bird, and Rain work to give the family's homestead back to the bush; and the entire wolf pack looks to the future and finds strength in the hope for a new place to call Browntown.

star 7.71
261 votes
The Big Push

#18 - The Big Push

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 8, 2019

The Brown siblings struggle to finish their ambitious home sites as the ground begins to freeze; the Wolf Pack gets the call that Rhain-Alisha has gone into labor and races to the birth of baby Eli.

star 7.71
120 votes
Clear and Pheasant Danger

#19 - Clear and Pheasant Danger

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 18, 2019

The Wolf Pack's first pheasant hunt turns into a competition in anticipation of a much-needed, post-Thanksgiving celebration; later, Billy and Ami surprise the family with new additions to the ranch that will bring them closer to their roots.

star 7.70
108 votes
King of the Mountain

#20 - King of the Mountain

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 4, 2019

The Browns struggle to finish building their homes just as winter closes in and the ground begins to freeze.

star 7.70
123 votes
The Buffalo Trail

#21 - The Buffalo Trail

Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 10, 2019

The Wolfpack seizes an opportunity to stockpile meat with their first ever buffalo hunt. Brothers Noah and Bam are left to build a mine-cooled meat locker and keep the ranch running in anticipation of the family's return.

star 7.69
108 votes
Judgement Day

#22 - Judgement Day

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 24, 2016

The Browns are busy making the most of the beginning of spring by hunting and building improvements to Browntown. But in just 72 hours, the family will be forced to leave the bush for an unknown fate in the Alaskan city of Juneau.

star 7.68
457 votes
Bear with Us

#23 - Bear with Us

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 11, 2017

Matt has killed a deer in the wilderness. But his mission is not fulfilled, because many black and brown bears live in Southeast Alaska. The predators have an excellent sense of smell and sense a carcass with its fine nose several kilometers away. Say: It is only when the resettler has dragged the 60 kilos of hunting to "Brownstown", he is safe from the hungry omnivorous. Matt's brothers and sisters are mixing wall paint in the forest - from berries and mud

star 7.68
53 votes
Storm's Fury

#24 - Storm's Fury

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 18, 2019

The first major storm of the season threatens the family's progress. With a big bush wedding coming in days, the Browns race to obtain and haul much needed water tanks before the full force of the storm hits.

star 7.66
94 votes
Alarmed & Dangerous

#25 - Alarmed & Dangerous

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 30, 2015

With hope of redeeming themselves after their disastrous first hauling job, the four eldest Brown brothers prepare for a second solo mission. Then, two very different visitors show up in Browntown.

star 7.62
315 votes