The idea that started it all for Hello Ranger was our podcast. As co-creators and co-hosts of the Hello Ranger podcast, we seek to showcase and celebrate our national parks with a show about travel, exploration, history, culture, and community. Each episode focuses on a different unit from the National Park Service, from the biggies like Yellowstone and Acadia to lesser-known gems like Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque and Georgia’s Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. We share our stories—and stories of our Hello Ranger Ambassadors—from times spent in the parks, and what we took away from these experiences. Sometimes funny, sometimes somber, and sometimes even scary (getting caught in a lightning storm isn’t fun!), they’re always inspiring. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. And don’t forget to rate and review us, too!

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Meet the Co-Hosts

Bradley & Matt Kirouac

Home Base: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


We are Matt and Brad Kirouac the Co-Founders & Co-Hosts of Hello Ranger! A National Park App, Blog, & Podcast. With the common goal of becoming #UnitedByNature!

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Kendall Bruns

Home Base: Chicago

Hello, I’m Kendall Bruns, the creator of NPTrailsongs, a collection of songs that started as field recordings made while visiting the 62 National Parks managed by the National Park Service.

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