Ultimate List of Family-Friendly Western Audio Dramas

Ever since the olden days of the pioneers and the American west, people have been fascinated with stories of their adventures. There have be...

Ever since the olden days of the pioneers and the American west, people have been fascinated with stories of their adventures. There have been numerous books, movies, and TV shows in the Western genre. Along with those mediums, there have also been many audio dramas. Although there are many clean shows, there are many mature ones that many may want to avoid. That's where Audio Theatre Central comes in.

We've corralled a list of many family-friendly Western audio dramas for you to enjoy. If you're looking for stories of cowboys & cowgirls, desert treks, and bandits & outlaws, you've found the best home on the prairie. 

Please be aware that not every single one of the productions listed below is intended for all ages. As always, we recommend parents preview each one to judge whether it is appropriate for their children's ages.

Are there some that we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments! We'll update this post as we find more productions.

Modern Audio Drama

Saturday Morning Media

The Tales of Deputy Guppy (Read review)

Adventures in Odyssey

The Ill-Gotten Deed - AmazonApple Music

Over the Airwaves - AmazonApple Music

Arizona Sunrise - AmazonApple Music

Live at the 25! - AmazonApple Music

Mystery at Tin Flat - AmazonApple Music

The Lone Lawman

Legacy, Part 1 - AmazonApple Music

Legacy, Part 2 - AmazonApple Music

Patch the Pirate

Patch the Pirate Goes West - AmazonApple Music

The Lone Stranger - AmazonApple Music

The Tumbleweed Opera - Amazon | Apple Music

Creation Adventure Family

Big Sam

Down Gilead Lane

The Showdown

Adventures from the Bookshelf

Love Comes Softly

Love's Enduring Promise

Love's Long Journey

Love's Abiding Joy

Love's Unending Legacy

The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty

Captain Bayley's Heir (Hear review

Glenn Hascall

The Timely Arrival of Ormond Wright

Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Christmas by Injunction - AmazonApple Music | Focus Store

Your Story Hour

The Good Neighbor

Part-Time Indian

Oregon Trail, Parts 1 - 5

Sow Seeds of Kindness

Creation Quest

Only The Hayes: The Troublemaker

Hank the Cowdog (Podcast)

Powder River

Season 1 - Amazon | Dramafy

Kids Corner - Liz and Friends

Dirty Jobs

Not Quite Audio Drama

Hank the Cowdog (Enhanced Audiobooks)

Old Time Radio

The Cisco Kid - Zoot Radio | Radio Archives

Gunsmoke Zoot Radio | Radio Archives

The Lone Ranger - Zoot Radio | Internet Archive

Have Gun Will Travel - Zoot Radio | Internet Archive

Hopalong Cassidy - Zoot Radio | Internet Archive

Frontier Gentleman - Zoot RadioInternet Archive

The Six Shooter - Zoot RadioInternet Archive

Tales of the Texas Rangers - Zoot RadioInternet Archive

The Roy Rogers Show  - Internet Archive | Radio Archives

Austin Peachey is a die-hard reader and audio drama fan. He's run the Adventures in Odyssey Blog for over 12 years and has produced a few audio dramas of his own, including FaithFilled Stories. He's also helped work on the 2nd edition of The Official Guide to Odyssey and is a member of the Audio Drama Alliance.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ATC receives a small percentage of your purchase when you buy these products via our links. Thank you!


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