Park Predators

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Subscribers: 3962
Reviews: 11

Miguel
 Sep 19, 2021
The background music is so loud and repetitive that it makes the podcast unlistenable. I don't need to hear a 20 second music clip repeat literally 100 times at the same volume as the narrator.

kissgirl
 Aug 11, 2021
I love this podcast. The storytelling is excellent. very interesting cases, especially about the Canadian ones. Keep up the great work!!


 Jul 13, 2021


 Apr 2, 2021

Jeni
 Oct 25, 2020
Can't. Handle. Her. Voice.

Description

Sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets.

Episode Date
(BONUS) The Campers
00:23:10

Park Predators Season 2 has wrapped, but Delia is bringing listeners one more story...an active murder mystery in Utah that has outdoor enthusiasts and the world wondering who shot two women in their campsite in August 2021? The FBI and state police are working tirelessly to catch a killer that is still lurking in the La Sal Mountains.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/bonus-the-campers/

 

Sep 21, 2021
(BONUS) The Ranger
00:33:22

A park ranger in Hot Springs National Park stumbles upon an illegal alcohol operation and pays the ultimate price. His murderers are still unaccounted for, leaving everyone in Arkansas mystified for nearly 100 years. Who really killed National Park Ranger James Cary and is the answer somewhere bubbling just beneath the surface?

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-ranger-bonus/

 

Aug 31, 2021
The Camera
00:33:53

Two Dutch women visiting Panama vanish while hiking in the jungle. Cryptic clues, body parts and their camera point to foul play, but the question of what or who really happened to Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon remains unanswered.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-camera/

 

Aug 24, 2021
The Widower
00:37:12

A woman’s mysterious death in Grand Canyon National Park in 1993 reveals one man’s horrible secret. Robert Spangler ran from his dark past for years but could not suppress the predator within. 

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-widower/

Aug 17, 2021
The River
00:38:12

A rafting trip for the Rothgeb family in the summer of 1984 ends with a mother and teenage daughter dead and the father, David, under investigation for their double murder. His hidden lifestyle seals his fate in court, but just like the rivers in the Ozarks, many people are split as to whether the father was framed or a predator remains lurking on the riverways.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-river/

 

Aug 10, 2021
The Waterfall
00:34:58

A 30-year-old man disappears into the Jefferson National Forest, leaving his beloved dog behind in his car. His body is found at a popular swimming hole and pieces of critical evidence are placed beneath his missing posters months after his murder. Turns out, he isn't the only 30-year-old man to suffer a fatal fate on this section of the Appalachian Trail. The stories of Scott Lily and Chad Austin point to a predator who's gone undetected in the mountains of Virginia for decades.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-waterfall/

 

Aug 03, 2021
The Officer
00:38:25

In the dead of winter 1977 a suspected serial killer moonlighting as a military police officer abducts four teenagers who were out on a double date in the heart of the Ozarks. Johnny Lee Thornton's diabolical mind and dark deeds are revealed when the snow melts and the facade of his seemingly normal personality disintegrates. The question still lingering to this day is, did this predator have more victims in the Ozarks?

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-officer/

 

Jul 27, 2021
The Watcher
00:49:43

For days in the summer of 1982 a predator stalked a family at their campsite in British Columbia, then made his move. The trail of death and destruction David William Shearing left behind is remembered by all who visit Canada's Wells Gray Provincial Park.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-watcher/

 

Jul 20, 2021
The Student
00:33:07

At the start of the school year in 1976, 16-year-old Trenny Lynn Gibson disappeared while on a school field trip in Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Clingmans Dome. Did she fall? Was she abducted? The only witness to the awful mystery is the Appalachia itself.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-student/

 

Jul 13, 2021
The Travelers
00:30:02

Young lovers, Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler set out to visit as many national parks in Canada as they could in the summer of 2019. They didn’t make it far before diabolical predators stopped them in their tracks on Alaska Highway 97. Their murders were just the beginning of a homicidal rampage that would leave five people dead and authorities wondering what was really going on in the mind of two troubled teenage boys.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-travelers/

 

Jul 06, 2021
The Cave
00:42:29

A Labor Day family camping trip in Southwest Oregon launches one of the largest search and rescue operations in the country after the Cowden family fails to show up for a scheduled holiday weekend dinner. Months into the investigation, police uncover a massacre hidden in a cave and a prime suspect emerges but to this day authorities are no closer to catching a suspect still at large.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-cave/

 

Jun 29, 2021
The Pack
00:43:34

In 2015, a Canadian tourist and California therapist are slain inside parks surrounding San Francisco, California just a few days apart. The hunt for their murderers leads authorities on a wild chase that reveals a single predator isn't behind the killings, but rather, a trio of young people holds the key.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-pack/

 

Jun 22, 2021
The Housewives
00:43:19

In 1960, three housewives from Chicago never make it out of Starved Rock State Park alive and police in Illinois quickly realize a piece of nature itself is the murder weapon. The investigation zeros in on a predator who was hiding in plain sight.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-housewives/

 

Jun 15, 2021
The Isle
00:27:47

On October 1, 1988 two people entered Presque Isle Park and only one came out alive. The question of who killed Paul Girard on a sacred Native American chief's grave may soon be answered. The key to solve the 33-year-old cold case may be buried in Lake Superior or it might be with scientists in Michigan.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-isle/

 

Jun 08, 2021
The Local
00:30:21

A Tennessee man who knew the Great Smoky Mountains National Park like the back of his hand disappears into the forestland that surrounds his 100-acre property. The only clue left behind is an idle ATV, indicating he stumbled upon something sinister and never saw the light of day again.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-local/

 

Jun 01, 2021
The Couple
00:31:35

Two Virginia college students set out for a romantic evening together in Jefferson National Forest but are gunned down in cold blood before they can get out of their car. Who pulled the trigger and why would anyone want to kill Heidi Childs and David Metzler? The answer still haunts visitors of Jefferson National Forest and Virginia State Police.

Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/the-couple/

 

Jun 01, 2021
Season 2 Trailer
00:01:41

Park Predators returns for a second season with host Delia D'Ambra on June 1, 2021.

May 25, 2021
(BONUS) The Newlywed
00:37:26

Wedding bells had barely stopped ringing by the time 21-year-old Jordan Graham pushed her husband of only eight days off of a cliff in Glacier National Park. The couple’s hike was meant to bring their budding marriage closer together, but ended horrifically for Cody Johnson. The events and stories that would unfold after this lethal act changed the fabric of a small religious Montana community and became one of two only documented murders in modern history to occur inside the massive park.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/bonus-episode-the-newlywed/

Sep 08, 2020
The Photographer
00:38:29

A ruthless and tactical predator posing as a photographer in Los Angeles’s Westside lures young women to their deaths with promises of fame and fortune. The capture of William Bradford may solve two murders, but his collection of work reveals to authorities there are even more victims to unearth in the canyons of California’s mountains and sands of the Mojave Desert.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-11-the-photographer/

Sep 01, 2020
The Husband
00:27:18

Harold Henthorn loses his first wife in a tragic car accident on the side of a rural mountain road, then his second wife falls off of a cliff in Rocky Mountain National Park. Authorities in Colorado feel something is terribly wrong, and a closer look at Henthorn’s past reveals disturbing clues as to how his wives met their deadly fates.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-10-the-husband/

Aug 25, 2020
The Friend
00:38:56

In the 1990’s one of the most well-known and liked men in West Yellowstone, Montana became one of the most notorious names in western U.S. history. Larry Moore’s crime of murder reveals to authorities a seemingly endless pit of sociopathic mayhem brewing inside this wealthy businessman, who’s hell bent on covering up his crimes and convincing others to kill.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-9-the-friend/

Aug 18, 2020
The Unknown
00:33:47

National Park Service ranger Paul Fugate vanishes into the mountains of Chiricahua National Park in Arizona. What was supposed to be a routine patrol hike through the sacred monument grounds turns into one of the largest and longest running missing persons cases in National Park Service history.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-8-the-unknown/

Aug 11, 2020
The Volcano
00:14:52

The beauty of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is marred when beloved community figure Arman Johnson’s bullet-ridden body is found dumped on a trail. Few leads emerge and FBI agents are left to wonder if drug trade on Hawaii’s Big Island is to blame.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-7-the-volcano/

Aug 11, 2020
The Passenger
00:36:30

In May 1990, the resort town of Banff, Alberta Canada was gearing up for a busy tourist season, but the horrific stabbing of a young female taxi driver brings everything to a screeching halt. The perpetrator remains on the loose for nearly two years. Detectives in a race against the clock to find their killer never expected this monster would have the face of a teenager.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-6-the-passenger/

Aug 04, 2020
The Survivalist
00:24:05

A man trying to pull off an intricate and complex double life in Idaho commits an unspeakable triple murder, then takes off into the wilderness of Grand Teton National Park. Investigators realize catching their killer will take outsmarting him in the vast forests and mountains he knows like the back of his hand. After years of searching, this killer remains at large...but is Gerald Bullinger still in the woods alone or has he conned his way back into another alternate identity?


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-5-the-survivalist/

Jul 28, 2020
The Predator
00:37:22

In the winter and summer of 1999, a serial killer struck four times in the span of six months inside Yosemite National Park. His spree of brutal murders left FBI agents and local law enforcement searching for leads across the state of California. Taunting letters from the perpetrator revealed clues about this killer’s twisted mind. Authorities and the victims’ families could never have imagined that this sinister slayer, Cary Stayner, whose family name was once known across the nation, was operating right beneath their noses.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-4-the-predator/

Jul 21, 2020
The Hikers
00:44:27

The case of who murdered Julie Williams and Laura Winans at their campsite by a peaceful mountain stream inside Shenandoah National Park in 1996 still remains a mystery. The brutality of this couple’s slaying has baffled state and federal investigators for 24 years. Several key suspects have emerged over the years, but still no one is behind bars for these women’s murders. The nature of the crimes have the classic signatures of a sociopathic serial killer, but without help from the public, the case continues to grow cold.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-3-the-hikers/

Jul 14, 2020
The Hitchhiker
00:23:13

In 1983, one man’s kind gesture to give a hitchhiker and his dog a ride into Glacier National Park, ends in murder and a manhunt that spanned from California, to Canada and eventually Mexico. Scott David Steel’s hopscotch pattern of crimes throughout the 1980’s and 2000’s leads investigators down a dark road of robbery, renegade behavior and remorselessness that spanned almost 40 years.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-2-the-hitchhiker/

Jul 07, 2020
The Hunter
00:42:54

In a matter of four months between late 2007 and early 2008, drifter Gary Michael Hilton went on a killing rampage in national parklands across three states on America’s East Coast. He left a 4-victim body count for authorities to piece together. He used the cover and isolation of park trails and campgrounds to stalk and murder his victims. However, even after his arrest, authorities became convinced that his murderous crimes could go back much further than anyone ever thought.


Sources for this episode cannot be listed here due to character limitations. For a full list of sources, please visit https://parkpredators.com/episode-1-the-hunter/

Jul 07, 2020
Trailer
00:01:30

Park Predators is an 11-part series hosted by Delia D'Ambra coming on July 7th, 2020.

Jun 09, 2020